• Must Try Peruvian Dishes On The Safe Side

by: itisclaudio, created: 16 Dec 2016, updated: 14 Sep 2017 (Public)

List of Peruvian dishes for the non adventurous or picky eaters. This dishes are not too spicy, are not exotic and on the "safe" side. Very easy to eat and popular with the tourist or first timers visiting of Peru

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    1. 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 ...

    You can find this dish in most Peruvian restaurants. It is basically a Chinese beef and vegetables sty fry with french fries



    2. 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 ...

    You can find this dish in most Peruvian restaurants or Pollerias (Rotisserie chicken specialized restaurants)



    3. Aji de Gallina (Peruvian)

    Aji de Gallina, a spicy chicken stew, is a popular Peruvian dish especially on Lima's "cold" winter days. Aji de Gallina consists of thin chicken strips served in a savory creamy yellow ...



    4. Cebiche De Pescado (Peruvian)

    While there are hundreds of variations, the traditional Ceviche actually just needs 5 simple ingredients: fresh, raw, white fish filet cut into bite-size pieces, marinated and "cooked" in lime juice and seasoned ...



    5. Arroz Chaufa (Peruvian) (Peruvian-Chinese)

    Arroz chaufa also known as Arroz de chaufa (Chinese rice) is a Peruvian fried rice dish. It is a chifa style dish, a mix of Peruvian and Chinese cuisine. It consists of ...



    6. Chicha Morada (Peruvian)

    Chicha morada is a sweet Peruvian beverage made from purple corn, a variant of Zea mays native to the Peruvian Andes, and spices. Non-alcoholic, it is a type of chicha usually made ...



    7. Arroz Con Pato (Peruvian)

    This Peruvian-style arroz con Pato gets its green color from cilantro, and the broth is flavored with beer. The Peruvian touch includes using aji amarillo and a cilantro purée, which makes it ...



    8. Asado (Peruvian)

    Like in the United States, roast beef – or asado de res – is a very common and popular dish in Peruvian kitchens. It’s usually flavored with a variety of herbs and ...



    9. Causa Rellena (Peruvian)

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



    10. Chicharron (Peruvian)

    In Peru, chicharrón is meat that has been boiled until the liquid evaporates and most of the fat renders out, at which point the meat fries in its own fat (basically a ...



    11. Chancho Al Palo (Peruvian)

    Smoked and roasted pork

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    12. 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 ...



    13. Tamal (Peruvian)

    Banana leaf-wrapped corn dough filed with chicken, peppers, cheese or a variety of other fillings. One of the most traditional dishes of Peruvian cuisine, people enjoy them for Sunday breakfast served with ...



    14. Papa A La Huancaina (Peruvian)

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



    15. Picarones (Peruvian)

    Imagine the lovechild of a spice cake, a pumpkin pie, and a beignet, and you'll get an idea of Peru's picarones, which date back to Peru's colonial days. Potatoes are everywhere in ...



    16. Aguadito (Peruvian)

    Aguadito de Pollo, a delicious, hearty and spicy chicken soup, can probably be named Peru's national soup. Served around the country, this traditional soup contains large pieces of chicken, yellow potatoes (papas ...



    17. Pisco Sour (Peruvian)

    Pisco Sour is a cocktail typical of South American cuisine. The drink's name comes from pisco, which is its base liquor, and the cocktail term sour, in reference to sour citrus juice ...