The ultimate Columbian street food, crunchy and light, perfect for stuffing with your favourite flavours like pork and beans.
- 2 cups arepa flour
- 1 tsp fine salt
- 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2½ cups cold water
- vegetable oil, to fry
- pulled pork, black beans and slaw, to serve
1 Mix the arepa flour and salt in a large bowl, then stir in the olive oil. Add the water and mix thoroughly until smooth. Form into ½ cup pieces and flatten into discs. Fry in hot vegetable oil for 5 minutes, turning several times, until golden. Drain, then split and serve with pulled pork, black beans and dry slaw.