Ahi Tuna Poke

Posted on Oct 15th, 2013

Poke is a Hawaiian dish traditionally served as an appetizer, but it can also be a main dish when served with rice or corn titiyas. Modern…

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Chicken Kelaguen & Flour Titiyas

Posted on Jul 29th, 2013

Kelaguen and Titiyas ~ both staples on a Chamorro fiesta table.  But you don't have to be invited to a fiesta in order to enjoy these tasty dishes…

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Fresh Salmon Kelaguen

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2013

Kelaguen in Chamorro describes a dish that's prepared by mixing the main ingredient (usually chicken, beef, deer, or seafood) with lemon or lime…

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Fresh Shrimp Kelaguen

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

I love shrimp kelaguen.  I love kelaguen, period, but shrimp kelaguen is at the top of the list, especially if it's FRESH SHRIMP kelaguen.  Oh, and…

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Sardine Kelaguen

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2014

Yes...kelaguen...with sardines.  Don't knock it 'till you try it. 🙂 This is one of my favorite foods.  If you know what kelaguen is and…

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Spam Kelaguen

Posted on May 29th, 2014

Spam is a staple on Guam.  In fact, Spam has been called the "poor man's steak" by many, although a can of Spam is not cheap!  I have a friend who…

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The Best Sashimi Ever

Posted on Jan 14th, 2014

I love sashimi! If you don't care to eat raw fish, then I'm sorry, but this recipe is not for you.  BUT, you can share it with someone who does!…

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  1. I was visiting Guam 1981 what was in the bottle of hot sauce that the oldest carried to school finidini? I’m not spelling it properly but it was good anything but I never tried it on fruit bat I rember bats were 18.00 apiece in the markets I qwould love to go back great beautiful island.

  2. Ron says:

    I was introduced to kelaguen when stationed on Guam in 1980. Loved it!! To bad we can’t get boonie peppers to make it really authentic. Enjoyed the fiestas.

    • butch says:

      I, too miss boonie peppers…however, if you have access to a local sauce shop (like danny cash in denver), you can take hot jalepeno peppers and ask them to put in a drop or two of carolina reaper extract and come out with a very killer substitute…ps..really believe.a drop of extract would eat a hole in stainless steel…not cheap, and another place here in denver would not even sell it to me…

  3. STEFAN says:

    Annie, love your recipes. I first encountered Kaleguen in Kyrgyzstan with custom inspectors from Guam. Incredible food. Your husband turned me onto your page when I was working at MCTP.

  4. Joshua says:

    Do you have a basic (spicy) beef kelaguen recipe?

  5. darkalley124 says:

    Any recipes for Octopus or clam kelaguen?

  6. Louella Flindt says:

    Am sorry meant to mention step dads name:: Vicente C. Cruz! Wonderful man!

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