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Sep 13, 2021

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month and our #JuevesJuntos recipe series, we partnered with Stephanie Perez of @yeahfoodbeer for her family's Colombian Arepas recipe! Check out the full video below and tag us on  Instagram @ctown_official a when you recreate this!

Tip: Make the sauces first and then the full arepas recipe

Green Sauce 

(credit to sweetysalado.com)

Ingredients:

•             1 cup (120 g) mayonnaise

•             ½ tsp garlic powder

•             ½ tsp onion powder

•             1 tbsp white vinegar

•             1 tsp mustard

•             ¼ tsp ground cumin

•             ½ tsp salt or to taste

•             ½ bunch cilantro (about 1 cup)

Directions: 

Place the 1 cup of mayo, garlic powder, onion powder, white vinegar, mustard, cumin, salt and cilantro in a food processor and blend well.

Ketchup Mayo Sauce:

Equal parts ketchup and mayo (or a little more mayo the way I like it), some minced garlic or garlic powder, some oregano and a pinch of paprika.

Reina Pepiada Arepa:

Ingredients:

  • 1 Avocado         
  • 1-2  Cooked chicken breasts and pulled apart
  • 6 Tablespoons Mayonaise
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro (optional)
  • Chopped up onion (or onion powder)
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt (or low sodium Adobo as a salt alternative)
  •  ½ teaspoon Black pepper
  •  Lime (optional)
  • 1 package Queso blanco

Directions:

  • In one bowl, mix all ingredients; set aside.
  • Toast arepas on griddle; then remove and being plating.
  • Place on arepa on plate, top with chicken mixture, then sprinkle queso blano, green sauce, ketchup mayo sauce and second arepa.

Buen Provecho!