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Anything fried with pork

Cuchifritos on 116th Street in East Harlem

Cuchifritos is a word used for fried foods mainly using pork in Puerto Rican cooking. Cuchi is short for cochino, the Spanish word for pig, and frito is the Spanish word for fried. This well known Cuchifritos eatery on 116th Street and Lexington Avenue is known for its good prices and deep fried delicacies.