What are some examples of Cuban main dishes?


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Some examples of Cuban main dishes include arroz con pollo, Cubano and cheletas de puerco. In English, these dishes are rice with chicken, Cuban sandwich and mojo pork chops.

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Arroz con pollo is a popular main dish in Cuba that involves Valencia rice, various vegetables and many different spices. Vegetables in this dish can include onion, red bell pepper and tomato. Cooks often add spices to this dish including cumin, saffron and oregano.

The Cubano sandwich consists of ham, pork, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard on a hard crusty bread.

Mojo pork chops are grilled chops that are marinated in bitter orange marmalade.

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