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How to Cook Arroz a la Cubana

Arroz a la Cubana is a Spanish dish consisting of white rice, fried egg, fried bananas and tomato sauce and does not include meat.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Rice Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino/Cuban
Keyword: arroz ala cubana
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 196kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1/4 kilo ground pork
  • 1/4 kilo ground beef
  • 2 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp. garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp. small onion sliced thinly
  • 1 large tomato sliced
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 6 cups newly cooked rice molded using the cups
  • 1 fried saba banana sliced crosswise
  • 1/2 cup boiled sweet potatoes peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 fried egg sunny side up


How to cook arroz ala cubana:

  • Sauté the garlic, sliced tomato and onions in oil.
  • Then add the ground beef and pork until slightly brown and cooked.
  • Add the other ingredients, raisins, pepper and salt.
  • In a plate arrange the molded rice in a circular fashion and put the cooked meat in the center.
  • Garnish with bananas, sweet potatoes and fried egg on top. Serve hot.