Fanesca (Ecuadorean Lenten Chowder)

120 mins (prep 60)
27 ingredients
makes about 16 cups (serving 8 as a main course)
FANESCA Maricel Presilla, chef-owner of the restaurant Zafra in Hoboken, New Jersey, first offered fanesca — a more elaborate rendition of the streamlined dish here — during Holy Week. Now it's one of the restaurant's most popular weekend specials year-round. Traditional accompaniments include bolitas de harina (flour fritters), fried plantains, and bottled hot sauce.

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Serving Size (242.09 g)
Servings 16
Amount per Serving
Calories 171.33 Calories from Fat 55.44
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.16g 151.69%
Saturated Fat 1.41g 112.77%
Trans Fat 0.16g %
Cholesterol 47.07mg 251.02%
Sodium 2176.53mg 1451.02%
Total Carbohydrate 8.34g 44.49%
Dietary Fiber 3.06 g 195.55%
Sugars 2.48 g %
Protein 20.57g 658.22%
Vitamin A 5120.89IU% Vitamin C 18.18mg%
Calcium 75.41mg% Iron 1.55mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
boneless, large garlic cloves, ground cumin, or, ears corn, or, canned beans, canned hominy, hard-boiled eggs, accompaniments, avocado slices