Puerto Rican cuisine is a mixture of diverse cultural roots. It reflects the rich historical background of the island, and its many Indian, Spanish, African and European influences. The blend of cultures contribute to the island's unique Caribbean cuisine.

Select any Caribbean dish to try at home.
These delicious seafood recipes are quick and easy to make and work well to impress. Enjoy!

Octopus Salad You can serve this salad as a refreshing appetizer or as a light meal. You can also prepare the salad with shrimp, crabmeat or conch.
Paella Valenciana This succulent Spanish dish will delight any guest, especially one that is in the mood for an extraordinary seafood platter.
Creole Shrimp This dish is so good you'll have to count the shrimp and divide portions for seconds before you sit down to eat.

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