List of Spanish Dishes - Dishes - Main Dishes

Main Dishes

Name Image Region Type Description
Arroz a la cubana rice dish a dish consisting of rice, a fried egg and tomato sauce.
Arròs negre
Arroz negro, paella negra
Valencian Community rice dish a cuttlefish (or squid) and rice dish very similar to seafood paella. It is made with cephalopod ink, cuttlefish or squid, rice, garlic, green cubanelle peppers, sweet paprika, olive oil and seafood broth.
Chicharrón (Pork Scratchings) Andalusia Pork dish a dish made of fried pork rinds. It is sometimes made from chicken, mutton, or beef.
Chireta
gireta, or girella
Aragon Pudding an Aragonese type of haggis.
Cuchifritos
"cochifritos"*
Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y León and Extremadura meat dish a fried lamb or goat meat along with olive oil, garlic, vinegar, basil, rosemary, bay leaves, and spearmint.
Escabeche referring to both a dish of poached or fried fish, and not only fish (escabeche of chicken, rabbit or pork is common in Spain) that is marinated in an acidic mixture before serving, and to the marinade itself.
Fideuà
Fideuada
Valencian Community noodle dish a noodle dish with a similar recipe to paella, usually made with seafood and fish, and optionally served with allioli sauce (garlic and olive oil sauce).
Gachas Andalusia an ancestral basic dish from central and southern Spain. Its main ingredients are flour, water, olive oil, garlic and salt.
Gazpacho manchego Manchego cuisine staple dish pieces of torta de Gazpacho, also known as torta cenceña, a type of flat bread, mixed with a quail, pigeon, hare or rabbit stew.
Merienda a midday meal had in Spain around 6:00 p.m. to fill in the meal gap between lunch and dinner. It is a simple meal that often consists of a piece of bread and cheese, cold meat, chocolate, etc.
Paella
rice dish a saffron rice dish combined with white fish, shrimps, squids and clams. Rice can be mixed with fish and meat (Mixed paella) or vegetables (Vegetarian paella). The name "paella" comes from the name of the special pan used for the cooking.
Pescaito frito
Andalusia seafood fried fish
Pinchitos Andalusia meat dish a Moroccan influenced dish consisted of small cubes of meat threaded onto a skewer (pincho) which are traditionally cooked over charcoal braziers.
Pringá Andalusia meat dish It consists of roast beef or pork, cured sausages such as chorizo and morcilla, and beef or pork fat that is slow cooked for many hours until the meat falls apart easily.
Ropa vieja Canary Islands meat dish shredded flank steak in a tomato sauce base

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