Locrio de Salami y Queso de Freír

Locrio de Salami is a flavorful Dominican dish made of rice with salami and a variety of diced vegetables. This recipe includes two Tropical products that are Caribbean favorites: delicious Salami Especial and Queso de Freír. Both complement the rice and make it the main dish of any lunch or dinner. Plus, it’s a budget-friendly recipe that is great for a lot of guests.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • ½ pound Tropical Salami Superior cut into cubes
  • ¼ cup diced red bell peppers
  • ⅓ cup diced carrot
  • ⅓ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup diced pumpkin or squash
  • ½ tablespoon mashed garlic
  • ½ teaspoon oregano (dry, ground)
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups rice
  • ½ cup pitted green olives
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 8 oz. Tropical Queso de Freír sliced


  1. In a large pot with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, cook cubed Salami Superior over medium heat until brown.
  2. Then add red peppers, carrots, celery, pumpkin, garlic, oregano, pepper and salt. Stir and cook for a minute.
  3. Add tomato sauce and water.
  4. When it boils, add rice and mix. Cook on low heat and cover for 5 minutes.
  5. Uncover, add the rest of olive oil, olives, and parsley, stir, and cover for another 5 minutes until the rice is soft and the liquid has been absorbed.
  6. For the cheese, heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium to medium-high fire (350°F) and fry the slices of Queso de Freír for 3 minutes until golden.
  7. Serve the Locrio with the Queso de Freír slices on the side.

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