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Arepas with Cracklings / Arepas de Chicharrón

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World of Flavors Arepas with Cracklings / Arepas de Chicharrón For this I used yellow masarepa.
  Salt To Taste
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Masarepa meal 3 Cup (48 tbs) (yellow corn meal)
  Chicharr n 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lard 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For deep frying)

1. In a large bowl add in water, salt, masarepa and chicharrón. Mix all the ingredients with hands. Leave the dough for few minutes to hydrate.
2. Make the patties with the hands, as shown in the video.
3. In a wok heat the lard till smoking point and add in the patties. Cook for 5 minutes and repeat the process with rest of the patties.

4. Serve Arepas with Cracklings with juice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Latin American
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 472 Calories from Fat 31

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.3%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.9 mg2.3%

Sodium 106.9 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 94 g31.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 12 g23.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0% Iron 42.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Arepas With Cracklings / Arepas De Chicharrón Recipe Video