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There are some Ecuadorian street
foods that you will find in every region of Ecuador and these
street foods are very regional and unique to specific cities. One
There are some Ecuadorian street foods that you will find in every region of Ecuador and these street foods are very regional and unique to specific cities. One of the best places to find delicious street food is at ferias or local fairs and fiestas. There are also some traditional dishes that are popular at markets.
The following list of popular Ecuadorian street food is mainly for foods that are very portable and can be eaten while walking down the street or around the fair.
1.Empanadas: The most common food that you will find in the streets, especially in the Sierra or Highlands, are Empanadas de Viento. Empanadas are fluffy fried cheese empanadas that are sprinkled with sugar. Other popular street empanadas are empanadas de morocho which is made with thin corn dough and stuffed with cheese or meat. The amazing empanadas de Verde is made with green plantain dough and with fillings of cheese, shrimp, chicken, or meat picadillo.
2.Carne en palito, chuzos or pinchos: This street food is a thin beef skewer or meat on a stick. They are very popular at fairs and local fiestas and are sometimes served with a piece of chorizo and/or ripe plantain on the tip. Both the meat and corn are usually served with a delicious cilantro queso fresco sauce.
3.Espumillas: These meringue cream desserts are served in ice cream cones, but arent cold. The most popular flavour is guava but there are other flavours such as blackberry, strawberry that can be found.
4.Salchipapas: Salchipapas are basically french fries that are served in a bowl or plastic cup topped with small bite size pieces of hot dogs, salsa rosada, tomato and onion curtido salsa, and sometimes also tree tamarillo aji hot sauce.
5.Corviche: A corviche is a cross between a fried dumpling, a fritter, and fish cake that are served with tomato and onion curtido salsa. The dough is made from green plantains which have it has a fish filling usually corvina fish from which it gets its name and is usually sold at the beach. They are most popular in the coastal province of Manabi.
6.Morocho: This is a warm thick drinkable spiced corn pudding made with morocho cracked corn, milk, cinnamon, sugar and raisins. It is very popular in the Andes or Highlands region and is one of the ultimate comforting warm drinks.
7.Emborrajados: Emborrajados are fried ripe plantain slices that are flattened and a slice of cheese is added in between a couple of these flattened ripe plantins. This ripe plantains sandwich is dipped in the batter and is deep fried. Maduro lampreado, also known as gato encerrado, are very similar, except that the plantains are kept whole. They are sliced lengthwise in the middle, stuffed with cheese, dipped in batter and fried. Maduros asados are grilled or roasted plantains. They are mainly ripe plantains but sometimes green ones also are roasted on a small grill, and usually served with a slice of cheese.