• 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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    1. Cebiche De Mero (Peruvian)

    Dish staple form the north of Peru. It is a cebiche where the fish used is the Mero

    2. Chupe De Camarones (Peruvian)

    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 ...

    3. Pollo A La Brasa (Peruvian)

    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 ...

    4. Anticuchos (Peruvian)

    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 ...

    5. Lomo Saltado (Peruvian)

    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 ...

    6. Cuy (Peruvian)

    Guinea pig fried, grilled or roasted. There is little meat and a lot of bones.

    7. Causa Rellena (Peruvian)

    Appetizer made of cold mushed potato sesoned with yellow chili and lime. Normally stuffed with chicken or tuna salad

    8. Papa A La Huancaina (Peruvian)

    Papa a la HuancaĆ­na is a Peruvian appetizer of boiled yellow potatoes in a spicy, creamy sauce called HuancaĆ­na sauce