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Photo of a bowl of tapado soup, yellow-orange in color, with crab, fish, and other ingredients visible in the bowl
A bowl of tapado with crab and other ingredients visible
Alternative namesTapado Costeño
Place of originBelize, Guatemala, Honduras
Associated cuisineBelizean cuisine, Caribbean cuisine, Guatemalan cuisine, Honduran cuisine
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsSeafood, including: whitefish, crab, scallop, shrimp and prawn as food, and others; coconut milk, plantain; vegetables as sofrito.

Tapado is a seafood soup served in Central American countries such as Guatemala and Honduras.[1] It uses coconut milk and seafood as well as plantains. Within these countries, tapado is associated with the Garifuna community.[2]


  1. ^ "Tapado Costeño: Honduran Seafood and Coconut Milk Soup". Hispanic Kitchen. Archived from the original on 2018-10-24. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  2. ^ Rose, Natalie (2012-11-03). "Coconut milk and boat-fresh seafood creates a Río Dulce specialty and the garífuna's most beloved dish". Revue Magazine. Revue Magazine. Archived from the original on 2018-10-24. Retrieved 24 October 2018.