Recipes to Celebrate Saborea Food Festival – April 2015

This spring, the exquisite tastes of Puerto Rico’s top restaurants and chefs are coming together for the annual Saborea Food Festival in April, the island’s premier culinary event. In honor of the fun-filled weekend, Executive Chef Maria Germania Diaz from The Condado Plaza Hilton, located only two miles from the festival’s headquarters, offers up two of her favorite recipes for wanderlusts to enjoy a taste of the Caribbean at home:

Tequila Grilled Shrimp Shooter

Ingredients: 1/4 lbs Shrimp 16/20 ½ oz Tequila Pinch Oregano Salt + Pepper to taste

Directions: Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Grill at a medium-high temperature until cooked through, about 7 to 8 minutes. Let cool and serve with cocktail sauce in a shot glass.

Caribe Mojito Frozen

Ingredients: 1 oz Coco Rum 1 oz Mint 2 tsp lemon juice ½ oz Passoã Rum for garnish 8 oz ice

Directions: Mix the Coco Rum, mint, lemon juice and ice in a blender. Serve in a margarita glass and top with Passoã Rum.

Centrally located in the trendy Condado area, just minutes from historic Old San Juan, The Condado Plaza Hilton serves guests expertly prepared gourmet cuisine incorporating the bold flavors and tropical aromas of the region. As the only hotel to boasts uninterrupted views of both the Atlantic Ocean and Condado Lagoon, The Condado Plaza Hilton is the perfect place to re-energize and relax for the long and exciting weekend at Saborea. For more information, visit

Captain Tim
Captain Tim

Captain Tim is the founder of Caribbean Trading Company in Puerto Rico. Many years ago Captain Tim was a normal everyday guy who decided to do what so many people only dream about. He moved to the Caribbean. Traveling throughout the islands, he has the joy of sharing this lifestyle and its flavors with the world.

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