Pepinos En Salsa De Narangja-Boiled Cucumbers With Orange Sauce

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Something a little different, but very tasty. This recipe is traditional to PUERTO RICO and comes from Foods of the world Time/Life


  1. Peel cucumbers and cut in half LENGTHWAYS.
  2. De seed, then cut in half CROSSWAYS.
  3. Drop cucumbers into sauce pan of boiling water, cover tightly and cook for 5 minutes or until can be pierced with skewer.
  4. Drain and transfer into heated dish.
  5. Meanwhile, melt butter in small pan
  6. when bubbling stir in flour & mix thoroughly.
  7. Pour in orange juice & cook stirring constantly until sauce thickens.
  8. Simmer for 2 minutes.
  9. Stir in zest, salt and pepper.
  10. I,f sauce is too thick dilute more with a little O/J.
  11. Pour sauce over cucumbers and serve.