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Panamanian Food

Panama's cuisine is a delicious blend of African, Spanish, and indigenous influences. Some popular traditional dishes include:

1. Sancocho - a hearty chicken soup with yucca, plantains, and corn.

2. Arroz con Pollo - rice with chicken cooked in tomato sauce.

3. Ceviche - a marinated seafood dish with onions, tomatoes, and lime juice.

4. Empanadas - fried or baked turnovers filled with meat, cheese, or vegetables.

5. Carimañola - cassava dough filled with meat, cheese, or vegetables and then deep-fried.

6. Tamales - steamed corn dough filled with chicken or pork and wrapped in banana leaves.

7. Ropa Vieja - shredded beef cooked in a tomato-based sauce.

8. Hojaldres - a type of fried bread typically served for breakfast with eggs or cheese.

9. Chicheme - a refreshing drink made from sweet corn, milk, and cinnamon.

10. Tostones - twice-fried green plantain slices, often served as a side dish.

Overall, Panama's cuisine offers a wide range of flavors that are sure to satisfy any taste buds!




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