by: itisclaudio, created: 02 Jan 2020, updated: 02 Jan 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

List of most common Peruvian lunch dishes and beverages. Dishes in a typical lunch in Peru.

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 ...

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2. Aji De Gallina

Aji de pollo

(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 ...

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3. Cebiche De Pescado

Ceviche De Pescado, seviche de pescado, sebiche de pescado

(Peruvian)

Cebiche De Pescado is a cold Peruvian dish. 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, ...

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4. Arroz Con Pollo

(Peruvian)

Arroz Con Pollo is a popular Peruvian Chicken and Rice dish. The rice has a rich green color because is cooked in cilantro. Ingredients and cooking techniques are very similar to the ...

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5. Seco Con Frejoles

Seco Con Frejoles

(Peruvian)

Stewed beef in cilantro sauce, with peas, carrots and potatoes. It's a Peruvian specialty that is also made with beef (seco de res) and duck (seco de pato). Served with South American-style ...

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6. Inca Kola

Golden Kola, Inka Kola

(Peruvian)

Inca kola is the national soda of Peru. It looks yelow and it is sweet, fruity flavor that somewhat resembles its main ingredient, lemon verbena, locally known as hierba luisa. Americans compare ...

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7. 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 ...

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8. Arroz Chaufa

Fried Rice

(Peruvian)

(Peruvian-chinese)

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

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9. Causa Rellena

(Peruvian)

Causa Rellena is a Peruvian appetizer made of cold mashed potato seasoned with yellow chili and lime. Normally stuffed with chicken or tuna salad.

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10. 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 ...

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11. Escabeche De Pescado

(Peruvian)

With origins in the Arab world, the Escabeche de Pescado, or Peruvian Pickled Fish, is a colorful dish that combines fresh seafood and local hot peppers in a sweet and sour sauce ...

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12. Estofado De Pollo

Chicken Stew

(Peruvian)

This dish is from French gastronomy, adopted in Peru. Estofado De Pollo is a mixture of vegetables and meat (either chicken or beef), which in a process of slow cooking allows ingredients ...

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13. Locro De Zapallo

(Peruvian)

Peruvian squash stew with potatoes. The name comes from the Quechua word "rocro" and it is an old dish from the Peruvian Andes. The stew is cooked with milk, peas, potatoes, and ...

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14. Cau Cau

cao cao

(Peruvian)

This traditional Creole Cau Cau is a tripe stew served with rice. Strips of pre-cooked tripe are cooked together with onions, yellow Peruvian chilies (aji amarillo), garlic and chunks of potatoes. Before ...

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15. Parihuela

Seafood Soup

(Peruvian)

Fragrant, spicy and loaded with seafood, parihuela is Peru’s answer to bouillabaisse. Don’t be tempted to omit the Peruvian chillies and paste from the recipe, as they lend unique and extremely fruity ...

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16. Pescado Frito

(Peruvian)

Very common lunch dish in Peru. Fried fish filet or whole fish accompanied by white rice, roasted potatoes and salad

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17. Tacu Tacu

Pan-Fried Rice And Beans Flat Cake

(Peruvian)

Tacu Tacu was invented by African slaves that worked on the haciendas during Colonial times using leftovers to make a hearty and substantial meal. A mixture of rice, beans, bacon, onions and ...

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18. Tallarines Rojos

(Peruvian)

Homestyle peruvian spaghetti in red meat sauce

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19. Tallarines Verdes

(Peruvian)

Tallarines verdes is a green noodles pesto-like sauce made from spinach and basil. The sauce also has lots of queso fresco cheese, and is creamier than traditional pesto sauce. Mostly accompanied by ...

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