• 8 Must Try Traditional Dishes of Peru

by: anika854, created: 07 Aug 2017, updated: 07 Aug 2017 (Public)

Similar to other cultures, Peruvian dishes are a rich combination of several influences, including Spanish and Chinese cuisine combined with traditional ingredients originating from Peru. Many tourists who visit the nation have the opportunity to try new versions of some old favorites and may just be surprised by their discoveries. Traditionally, Peruvian dishes include rice or potatoes (after all, Peru grows 4000 types of potatoes ) combined with different types of proteins like lamb, chicken, fish or pork. Depending on ...

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    Cebiche De Mero (Peruvian) Cebiche De Mero
    Dish staple form the north of Peru. It is a cebiche where the fish used is the Mero


    Chupe De Camarones (Peruvian) Chupe De Camarones
    This hearty chowder is a favorite in Peru, where it is often made with crayfish. The typical preparation is to boil the crayfish, process the cooked crayfish in a blender with some of the caldo (broth), and then to add the puréed crayfish back to the stew to ...


    Pollo A La Brasa (Peruvian) Pollo A La Brasa
    Pollo a la Brasa, also known as Peruvian chicken, is one of the most consumed dishes in the country. Originally only seasoned with salt and cooked in charcoal today the chicken is marinated in a "secret" mixture mainly consisting of vinegar, dark beer or soy sauce, salt, pepper, ...


    Anticuchos (Peruvian) Anticuchos
    Anticuchos (singular anticucho, Quechua for Cut Stew Meat) are popular and inexpensive dishes that originated in Peru, also popular in other Andean states consisting of small pieces of grilled skewered meat. Anticuchos can be found on street-carts and street food stalls (anticucheras). The meat may be marinated in ...


    Lomo Saltado (Peruvian) Lomo Saltado
    Lomo saltado is a popular, traditional peruvian dish, a stir fry that typically combines marinated strips of sirloin, or other beef steak, with onions, tomatoes, and other ingredients, served with fried potato slices (french fries) and rice. the dish originated as part of the chifa tradition, the chinese ...


    Cuy (Peruvian) Cuy
    It's a traditional recipe from Peru.


    Causa Rellena (Peruvian) Causa Rellena
    Appetizer made of cold mushed potato sesoned with yellow chili and lime. Normally stuffed with chicken or tuna salad


    Papa A La Huancaina (Peruvian) Papa A La Huancaina
    Papa a la Huancaína is a Peruvian appetizer of boiled yellow potatoes in a spicy, creamy sauce called Huancaína sauce