Reina pepiada arepas
The typical breakfast in Venezuela, apart from empanadas and cachitos de jamón, are its famous arepas! There are many varieties of arepas, such as chicken-filled arepas, meat-filled arepas, cheese-filled arepas....
Today we are going to prepare one of my favorites arepas!! the reina pepiada arepas, basically the filling consists of a mixture of cooked chicken, avocado and mayonnaise, believe me (for those who have not tried them) that this filling is irresistible!
The reina pepiada arepas is one of the most traditional, we can currently eat them in many Venezuelan restaurants that have expanded to many countries around the world, but the truth is that they are so easy to prepare, that we can make them ourselves at home, they are super delicious and are not difficult at all!
I invite you to follow our step by step videos, where we will show you the whole process in detail, to make these delicious reina pepiada arepas!
And if you want to learn more about Venezuelan food, you can't miss their delicious beef empanadas, a real delicacy! You can also choose to prepare their popular caraotas (black beans), one of the components of their typical dish called pabellón criollo! Or a tasty garlic sauce, which you can use with empanadas, arepas, tacos, sandwiches or whatever you like.
Ingredients To Prepare Reina pepiada arepas
1 whole cooked and shredded chicken breast (we cook the chicken in water with 1 small onion and 2 cloves of garlic)
2 tablespoons of mayonnaise
Precooked corn flour
Salt and pepper to taste
How To Make Reina pepiada arepas
Step 1: We begin the preparation of our reina pepiada arepas, for this, in a bowl pour the precooked corn flour, a little salt, water and knead until a homogeneous texture is obtained.
Step 1: How To Make Reina pepiada arepas
Step 2: Now it is the turn to form our arepas, for it, we take a portion of the dough, we make a ball and then we flatten it until we form a kind of circumference (we repeat the process with all the dough of the arepas).
Step 2: How To Make Reina pepiada arepas
Step 3: In a frying pan at medium temperature we are going to place the arepas and we are going to cook them on both sides until they are toasted (20 minutes approximately).
Step 3: How To Make Reina pepiada arepas
Step 4: In a bowl we are going to place the chicken, avocado, mayonnaise, salt, pepper and integrate.
Step 4: How To Make Reina pepiada arepas
Step 5: We take an arepa and with the help of a knife, we are going to open them in half as I show you in the video, we add the filling and we have our reina pepiada arepas ready!! enjoy!
Step 5: How To Make Reina pepiada arepas
Tips To Prepare Reina pepiada arepas
When cooking the chicken in water for the filling of the reina pepiada arepas, add the onion, garlic and a little salt, so that the chicken takes more flavor, let cool and discard.
For the filling of the reina pepiada arepa, use a ripe avocado (not overripe).
What can we accompany this recipe with?
This delicious reina pepiada arepas is one of the Venezuelan breakfast dishes, usually accompanied with a juice called papelón con limón, which is made from panela, lime and water.
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