by: itisclaudio, created: 19 Oct 2017, updated: 19 Oct 2017 Personal: Only owner can add dishes

Most common dishes you find on the street of Peru

1. Emoliente

(Peruvian)

Emoliente is kind of an herbal tea popular with young and old, poor and rich especially in the cold winter month. Sold by street vendors around the country at corners, bus stops ...

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2. Salchipapas

Sausages And Fries

(Peruvian)

A poor man's dish that became a popular "fast food" in Peru. The word Salchipapas derives from its main ingredients: salchicha – sausage and papa – potato. Thinly sliced pan fried hot ...

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3. Anticuchos

Anticucho de corazon

(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 ...

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4. Papa Rellena

Stuffed Potatoes

(Bolivian)

(Peruvian)

Papa Rellena is a traditional croquette filled with a spicy ground beef mixture. Ground beef is stir-fried with onions, tomatoes, garlic, cumin, garlic and paprika. Hard boiled eggs and black olives are ...

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5. Pancita

Raqchi, rachi

(Peruvian)

Grilled marinated Tripe, specifically "Omasum", also called book/bible/leaf tripe, which is the third compartment of the stomach in ruminants. Pancita is a common food served in the andes of Peru.

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6. Champus

Champús

(Colombian)

(Ecuadorian)

(Peruvian)

It is a drink popular in Peru, Ecuador and southwest Colombia made with maize, fruits such as lulo (also known as naranjilla), pineapple, quince or guanábana, sweetened with panela and seasoned with ...

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7. Pollo Broaster

pollo frito

(Peruvian)

Peruvian version of fried chicken. Bone in chicken pieces floured or battered and then pan-fried, deep fried, or pressure fried.

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8. Choclo Con Queso

(Peruvian)

It is a very simple and common street food from the Peruvian Andes. Boiled Peruvian corn accompanied of Peruvian fresh cheese

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9. Cebiche De Pescado

Ceviche, seviche, sebiche

(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 ...

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10. Huevos De Codorniz

Quail Eggs

(Peruvian)

It is a very common street food in Peru. Served by itself with salt.

Vendors with small push carts first hard boil the eggs then, if you prefer, peel the spotted shells to reveal the creamy insides which are then generously sprinkled with salt. Nearly half ...

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11. Picarones

Buñuelos

(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 ...

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12. Arroz Con Leche

(Peruvian)

Traditional rice pudding made with milk, sugar, orange peel, raisins, cloves, sweetened condensed milk, cinnamon, and vanilla and sometimes shredded coconut and (more rarely) brazil nuts can be added. It is commonly ...

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13. Mazamorra Morada

Purple Corn Pudding

(Peruvian)

Peruvian dessert made from purple corn and fruit. It's thickened into a pudding-like texture with potato flour or corn starch, and spiced with cinnamon and cloves. It tastes a bit like blackberry ...

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