Chamorro Sides

Chamorro Potato Salad

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014

Chamorro Potato Salad is a must-have at any Chamorro gathering.  Your fiesta menu would not be complete without it. There are several variations…

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Daigo’ Kimchi with Rokkyo & Pickled Garlic

Posted on Oct 7th, 2014

This is a very simple salad or side dish made with pickled daikon radish, pearl onions, and garlic.  This is not a dish you want to eat before…

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Fina’denne’ ~ Chamorro ‘Special Sauce’

Posted on Oct 28th, 2013

Chamorro Special Sauce -- that's what my non-Chamorro friends call fina'denne', the literal translation of which means made with pepper or donne',…

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Grilled Eggplant with Coconut Milk

Posted on Aug 11th, 2013

I just love eggplants -- stir fried with beef or chicken, sautéed with onions and scrambled with eggs, eggplant parmesan, and a favorite -- grilled…

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Lumpia

Posted on Jul 28th, 2013

Lumpia is a staple at most Chamorro gatherings.  There are fried and fresh versions, both of which are extremely popular. There are so many…

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Miso Donne’ Dinanche (Miso Pepper Sauce)

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2014

Donne' Dinanche, or a hot pepper paste, has many variations.  It can be made with just peppers and no other seasoning, or you can add other…

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Pancit Bihon

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014

Pancit Bihon is a Filipino dish that Chamorros adopted as their own, fusing ingredients from several cultures as well as using home-grown…

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Riyenu ~ Chamorro Stuffing

Posted on Oct 14th, 2013

Chamorro stuffing, or Riyenu, is a delicious side dish usually served during special holiday meals, alongside baked turkey, ham, or roast pig. My…

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Shrimp Patties

Posted on Aug 18th, 2013

Hi everyone!  This is Hannah, Annie's daughter. I made some delicious shrimp patties for lunch one day. My version is somewhat different from…

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Spinach with Coconut Milk

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2014

This is a classic Chamorro dish that is a staple on most fiesta menus. The traditional dish is called…

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Tamåles Gisu

Posted on May 31st, 2014

Tamåles Gisu is a Chamorro tamales with one red side and a non-spicy white side. I make my tamåles by making the red side corn flour or…

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2 comments

  1. Ashley says:

    what about egg coco? i miss this so much but want to know how to make it

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