«

»

Peruvian Dishes

This is a list a traditional Peruvian food dishes as seen in Peruvian cuisine.[no_toc]

Traditional dishes

Name Image Description
Adobo de Chancho Arequipeño   Though typical of Peruvian cuisine, Arequipa’s adobo de chancho is quite different from the other adobos in the world. The arequipeño dish is a soupy pork stew, slow-simmered with chicha de jora, chilli, garlic, onions, oregano, and cumin.

Continue reading »

Adobo   Pork marinated with concho de chicha (corn beer sediment) and spices, apples and bananaa cooked in a pot.
Aguadito de mariscos   Rice stew with vegetables with shellfish added also some shrimp.
Ají de gallina   A chicken stew made with cream, cheese, aji (hot pepper), and peanuts.
Aji de langostinos   Prawns in a bread crumb and aji amarillo (hot pepper) sauce, green pepper too.
Anticuchos   Grilled brochettes of beef heart, macerated in vinegar and aji panca (hot pepper).
Apanado de alpaca   Breaded alpaca meat, served with rice, potatoes, and salad.
Arroz con pato a la Limeña   Like Arroz con pato a la Chiclayana but the salad contains mashed avocado, carrot, mayonnaise, and other ingredients.
Arroz con pato a la Chiclayana   Tender duck meat cooked in black beer and cilantro.
Asado de picuro   Roasted meat of tasty Amazonian rodent.
Asado de venado   Roast deer meat with rice and green banana.
Asado de zamaño, cutpe and sakino   Roasted pork, Guinea pig, and peccary.
Avispa juane   Chopped pork, mixed with garlic and spices, bound with egg and flour; this is boiled and wrapped in achira leaves like a tamale.
Cabrito con frijoles   Stew of tender baby goat meat marinated in chicha de jora (fermented corn liquor whose origins date back to a time before the Incas) and vinegar accompanied with beans served with fried onions and garlic.
Caldo de bolas   Stuffed banana balls
Caldo de cabeza   Ram head soup prepared with mint and aji peppers.
Caldo de carachama   Thick soup made of carachama fish, with bananas and cilantro (coriander).
Caldo verde   The basic ingredients for caldo verde are potatoes, onions and kale (some recipes call for collard greens instead). Common additional ingredients are garlic, salt, and olive oil.

Continue reading »

Cancacho   Roasted pork or lamb macerated in aji (hot pepper) and oil.
Carapulcra Iqueña   Dehydrated potatoes, boiled and cooked with pork and chicken, aji panca and mirasol (chili peppers), garlic, and other spices.
Carapulcra   Boiled dehydrated potatoes made into a stew with pork and chicken, aji panca and mirasol (hot peppers), garlic, and other spices.
Cau-cau   Cow stomach stew with potatoes, turmeric, and parsley. Sometimes served with peas.
Causa rellena   Mashed yellow potatoes seasoned with lime and aji (hot pepper), and filled with tuna or chicken.
Ceviche de jurel or mixto   Raw fish and/or shellfish marinated in key lime juice. It is served with onions, potato, sweet potato, corn, and lettuce.
Ceviche de conchas   Scallops with lime, onion, and aji limo (hot pepper).
Cecina   Dried and salted beef or pork.
Ceviche   Raw fish filet cut into pieces and marinated in key lime juice, onions, and aji limo.
Chairo   Beef and lamb soup with potatoes, lima beans, squash, cabbage, chuño or dehydrated potatoes, wheat, and chalona or dried lamb.
Charqui   Dry salty pork meat.
Chicharron Colorado   Pork rinds fried in their own lard with an aji Colorado sauce (hot pepper).
Chicharron con mote   Pork rinds fried in their own fat and accompanied with hominy or corn.
Chicharron de chancho con maiz tostado   Fried pork rinds with toasted corn.
Chicharrón de pescado de río   Fried pieces of river fish.
Chicharrón de pulpo   Pieces of octopus, fried. It is served with onion salad, tomato, potatoes, and cooked sweet potatoes.
Chinguirito   Cebiche using the dry meat of the banded guitar fish.
Chirimpico   Stew made from the offal of the baby goat, covered with onions, garlic, hot peppers, cilantro (coriander) and squash, mixed with grains of tender corn.
Choclo con queso   Boiled tender corn accompanies by fresh cheese.
Chontajuane   Mashed chonta, palm, and paiche (fish), wrapped in banana leaves.
Choros a la chalaca   Mussels covered with diced onions and aji (hot pepper) and seasoned with key lime juice.
Chunchulijuane   Mashed yucca, cilantro (coriander), and chicken innards, wrapped in banana leaves.
Chuño cola   Beef soup with rice, garbanzo beans, and dehydrated potatoes.
Chupe de camarones   Chowder made with shrimp, milk, eggs, and oregano.
Chupe de cangrejo   Crab chowder.
Chupín de pejesapo   Soup with a base of onion, tomato, aji (hot pepper), and bumblebee catfish.
Cordero al palo   A whole sheep on a spit grilled over glowing embers.
Cuchicanca   Succulent pork meat marinated in vinegar and then roasted; it is served with boiled yellow potatoes and hominy (dried boiled corn).
Cuy chactado   Guinea pig, breaded with corn flour and fried and served with golden potatoes and salad.
Cuy con papas   Seasoned, cooked, and fried Guinea pig served with a potato stew, toasted peanuts, chopped onions and hot peppers.
Cuy frito   Guinea pig breaded with corn meal and fried.
Cuy relleno   Guinea pig stuffed with parsley, black mint, mint, oregano, green onions, cleaned and boiled innards, and crushed toasted peanuts.
Enrollado   Roast beef, rolled and stuffed with ground pork and chicken meat, raisins, and hard boiled egg.
Ensalada de chonta o salad palmito   (the palm stem is also called pona).
Ensalada de Pallares Ensalada de Pallares - Lima Bean Salad This lima bean salad is like a Peruvian version of succotash. Lima bean salad is often served with ceviche, and it makes a wonderful picnic salad.

Continue reading »

Escabeche de Pollo   Pieces of fish or chicken marinated in vinegar and steamed with plenty of onions.
Escribano   Potato salad, with rocoto, vinegar, oil, tomatoes, and parsley.
Frejoles a la trujillana   Black beans with sesame seed and mirasol chili peppers.
Huallpa chupe   Chicken soup with potato and rice.
Huatia   Beef and potatoes cooked on hot stones with huacatay (black mint).
Humitas Humitas-Savoury-Snacks Humitas are an early, pre-Hispanic food that is still popular today. They are similar to Mexican tamales. Fresh corn is ground and mixed with salt and lard (and seasoning and cheese in this case).

Continue reading »

Inchicapi   Chicken soup with peanuts, cilantro (coriander), and yucca cassava.
Inchicucho   Prepared with corn, peanuts, and aji (hot pepper).
Jalea   a lightly breaded and fried seafood dish.
Juane Loretano   Rice seasoned with turmeric, and chicken wrapped in banana leaves.
Juane   Rice with paprika and pieces of chicken wrapped in banana leaves.
Juanes de arroz   Chicken mixed with rice seasoned with spices and, wrapped in banana leaves.
Juanes de yuca   Grated and boiled yucca mixed with rice and either chicken or beef jerky; this mixture is wrapped in a banana leaf and steamed.
Kapchi   Lima bean or mushroom soup with potatoes, milk, eggs, and cheese.
Leche de Tigre   Concentrated key lime juice, fish, and blended aji limo (hot pepper). It is the by-product of the ceviche preparation.
Llunca kashki con gallina   Chicken broth with wheat.
Locro de gallina   A stew made of chicken, onions, potatoes, and aji peppers.
Locro de Zapallo   Mashed squash with corn, cheese, yellow potatoes and huacatay.
Lomo Saltado Lomo Saltado - Peruvian Beef Stir Fry Lomo Saltado is a popular Peruvian dish and symbolises like no other the fusion of Peruvian ingredients with Asian techniques of preparing food.

Continue reading »

Majado de yucca con chicharron   Cooked and crushed yucca with aji (hot pepper) and accompanied with chicharron (fried pork rinds).
Majarisco   Mashed green bananas with a shellfish sauce.
Mondongo ayacuchano   A soup with a base of hulled corn cooked all night long with beef, cow stomach, and bacon (cuchiqara). It is seasoned with aji Colorado, (hot pepper), blended and toasted and diced mint.
Mondongo   Beef soup with cow innards, pork rinds, corn, and parsley.
Morusa   Mashed butter beans with roast beef or pork.
Natilla   A typical dessert made from goats milk, chancaca (sugar syrup), and very fine rice flour.
Ocopa   Boiled potatoes covered with a fresh cheese sauce, lima beans, onions, olives, and rocoto.
Olluco con carne   Olluco stew with jerky or llama meat
Pachamanca   Variety of meats, potatoes, lima beans and humitas cooked in the pre-Hispanic style (on hot stones buried into the ground) and seasoned with aromatic herbs.
Pachamanca Huanuqueña   Pork, potatoes, yucca cassava, and sweet potatoes cooked in a pre-Hispanic style (on hot stones buried into the ground) and seasoned with aromatic herbs like wild sage.
Pachamanca   Different meats, potatoes, tender corn, lima beans and humitas (sweet tamales) cooked in a pit lined with heated stones in a pre-Hispanic style.
Pallares   A stew of savory butter beans seasoned with aji (hot pepper).
Pan con Chimbombo   Fish sandwich, mainly silverside fish.
Panes Huancaveliqueños   Pumpkin buns, cheese pastries, wheat and achita breads
Papa a la Huancaína Papa a la Huancaina -Potato Salad Papa a la Huancaína is dish of sliced potatoes covered in a spicy cheese sauce that is typically served cold, as a first course or luncheon dish.

Continue reading »

Papas con Uchullachua   Boiled potatoes with aji (hot pepper) and huacatay (aromatic herb).
Papas Rellenas Papa rellena Papa rellenas are delicious comfort or street food, similar to mashed potato pancakes, but with a surprise of spiced beef mince in the centre.

Continue reading »

Parihuela – Seafood Soup Parihuela - Peruvian Seafood Soup Spicy, fragrant and loaded with seafood, Parihuela is Peru’s version of bouillabaisse.

Continue reading »

Pastel de choclo   Made with fresh corn, it can be either salty or sweet with raisins.
Patachi   Wheat soup with beans, bacon, beef, and mint.
Patarashca   Fire roasted fish wrapped in banana leaves.
Patasca moqueguana o caldo de mondongo   Soup made with cow innards, corn, and mint.
Patasca tacneña   A soup made with beef, pigs feet, wheat, yellow potato, squash, starch, and garlic.
Pebre   Soup with lamb, beef, and ram jerky.
Pecan caldo   Ram head soup, cooked with mint and the feet and stomach or innards of the ram; it is served with boiled potato and/or hominy.
Pepian de Cuy   Stew made with Guinea pig meat, peanuts, and spices.
Pepián de pava   Turkey stew with rice, tender blended corn, cilantro (coriander), and chilli pepper.
Pescado a la chorrillana   Fried fish in a tomato, onion, and white wine salsa.
Pescado a la trujillana   Steamed fish with an egg and onion sauce.
Pescado a lo macho   Fried fish in a shellfish sauce with aji (hot pepper) and garlic.
Pesque de quinoa   Mashed quinoa seasoned with milk and cheese.
Picadillo de paiche   Strips of dried and salted paiche fish meat served with onions, tomatoes, and aji (hot pepper).
Picante a la tacneña   A stew made with cow stomach, cows feet, beef jerky, onions, and oregano.
Picante de cuy Huanuqueño   Guinea pig stew cooked in a peanut and an aji panca (hot pepper) sauce.
Picante de cuy   Barbecued guinea pig stew, seasoned with aji Colorado or amarillo (hot peppers). There is an old variation called jaka cashqui or guinea pig broth.
Picante de mariscos   A stew made with mashed potatoes and aji Colorado (hot pepper), pieces of shellfish (limpets, surf clams) and sea weed (cochayuyo).
Picante de Pallares   Spicy butter beans with milk, eggs and fresh cheese.
Picante de papa con cuy frito   Cooked Guinea pig stew in a peanut and aji panca (hot pepper) sauce accompanied with potatoes.
Puca picante   Potato stew with peanuts, blended and toasted, seasoned with aji panca (hot pepper) and fried pork rinds. It is served with rice and salad.
Puchero   Made with cabbage, fruit, chickpeas, sweet potatoes and yucca. It is usually prepared at Carnival.
Purtumute   Boiled beans with mote sancochado (individual grains of corn boiled with cilantro).
Pusra   Toasted and blended barley soup with aromatic herbs, potatoes, peas, eggs, and milk.
Qapchi   An appetizer made with cachipa or fresh cheese, crumbled and mixed with aji (a hot pepper), rocoto (a hot pepper), milk, oil and diced onions. It is served on a bed of potatoes.
Rocoto Relleno   Rocoto (hot pepper) without veins stuffed with chopped beef, eggs, peas, carrots, cheese, milk, and potatoes.
Ropa vieja   Beef stew with beans, potatoes, rice, and cabbage.
Sancochado   Boiled beef with corn, sweet potato, carrots, cabbage, yucca, and potatoes.
Sango de plátano verde   Made from black scallops and green bananas.
Sarajuane   Mashed corn and peanut filled with pork, wrapped in banana leaves.
Saralawa   Soup of fresh corn, lima beans, dry aji Amarillo (yellow hot pepper), and huacatay (native herb).
Seco de cabrito con frijoles   Stew made of tender baby goat meat marinated in chicha de jora (a fermented corn liquor whose origin dates back to the time before the Incas) and served with beans seasoned with fried onions and garlic.
Seco de chabelo   Beef jerky or dried beef stew with sweetened bananas.
Shambar   Soup made with wheat, pork rinds, smoked ham, assorted beans, and green onions. It is served with toasted corn (cancha) and is made only on Mondays.
Soltero   A salad of fresh cheese, lima beans, onions, olives, tomatoes, and rocoto.
Sopa teóloga   Turkey and/or chicken soup with moistened bread, potato, milk, and cheese.
Sudado de machas   Stew made with onions, tomato, aji (hot pepper), surf clam, white wine and vinegar. It is served with boiled potatoes.
Tacacho con cecina   Crushed bananas mixed with lard then baked or fried. It is served with dry meat.
Tacacho   A dish of mashed and kneaded green, roasted bananas with fried pork rinds. Generally, it is combined with cecina.
Tacu-tacu   Mixture of beans and rice, fried, and topped with breaded and pan-fried steak and an onion salsa.
Tallarín Casero   Homemade noodles served with a stew (chicken, beef, or lamb) and kapchi of chuño (dehydrated potatoes).
Tamales Ancashinos   Mashed corn filled with beef wrapped in banana leaves.
Tamales   Mashed corn filled with beef, wrapped in banana leaves, and steamed..
Teqtes   Stew with a base of peas, pumpkin, quinua, lima beans, and dehydrated potato, seasoned with aji (hot pepper), garlic, fresh cheese, milk and eggs.
Timbuche   Concentrated broth made from fish and cilantro (coriander).
Tortilla de raya   Egg tortilla made with dehydrated and re-hydrated ray meat.
Uman caldo   Ram head soup, rice, potatoes and dehydrated potatoes. It is garnished with mint and aji (hot pepper).
Yaku chupe or sopa verde   Soup made with potatoes, cheese, eggs, and aromatic herbs.

Desserts

Name Image Description
Alfajor de Penco    
Alfeñiques Lambayecanos    
Antecoco    
Antepapaya    
Arroz con leche    
Arroz Zambito    
Ayarampo (llipta)    
Champú Lambayecano.    
Champú Limeño    
Chapanas    
Chocotejas    
Churros con manjarblanco    
Cocadas    
Crema Volteada    
Dulce de Mamey    
Dulce de papaya    
Dulce o compota de Camote    
Frejol Colado    
Guargueros    
Humitas Dulces    
King Kong Lambayecano    
Leche Asada    
Machacado de Membrillo    
Masapanes    
Mazamorra de Cochino (tambien conocida como Mazamorra de maiz)    
Mazamorra morada    
Natillas Norteñas    
Oquendos    
Picarones   Picarones is a Peruvian dessert that originated in the colonial period. Its principal ingredients are squash and sweet potato. It is served in a doughnut form and covered with syrup, made from chancaca (solidified molasses).
Ponderaciones    
Prestiños    
Ranfañote    
Sanguito    
Suspiro de Limeña – Caramel and Liqueur Meringue Suspiro de Limeña - Peruvian Caramel and Liqueur Meringue The dessert is based around manjar blanco, the Peruvian name for what is known as dulce de leche elsewhere in South America, itself coming from blancmange, a dish from the Middle Ages. Blancmange came to Peru from Spain.

Continue reading »

Tejas    
Turrón de Doña Pepa    
Voladores    

Other dishes in Peruvian cuisine

Name Image Description
Choripán – Grilled Chorizo Sandwich Choripán - Grilled Chorizo Sandwich Chorípan is the clever hybrid name for one of the most popular South American sandwiches. It’s a sandwich of chorizo sausage on a crusty bread roll (chor for chorizo y pan for bread). Choripan is a popular street food that is best straight off the barbecue.

Continue reading »

Salsa a la Huancaína (Huancaína sauce) Spicy Cheese Sauce - Salsa a la Huancaina Salsa a la Huancaína (Huancaína sauce) is typically served over cold sliced potatoes in the well-known Peruvian dish Papas a la Huancaína. Made with aji amarillo peppers, it is a versatile sauce that goes with many dishes and flavours.

Continue reading »

Salsa Criolla – Peruvian Onion Pepper and Lime Salsa Salsa Criolla - Peruvian Onion Pepper and Lime Salsa It’s up to you how hot this salsa will be: you can follow the recipe word for word, or make it milder, by substituting the Aji­ Amarillo with capsicums. Make it colourful so it is visually appealing and keep the onion crunchy to fully enjoy its texture and awaken all your senses

Continue reading »

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

[PeruvianCookbooks]

 

Comments and Feedback

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar
 
smilegrinwinkmrgreenneutraltwistedarrowshockunamusedcooleviloopsrazzrollcryeeklolmadsadexclamationquestionideahmmbegwhewchucklesillyenvyshutmouthapplausewhat-is-thatwell-donewant-a-tasteparty-animal
Latest posts
 
Baby Bok Choy Slaw Apricot Custard Slice Shrimp DeJonghe Chicken Vesuvio Tomato Feta and Sweetcorn Salad Capsicum and Cucumber SaladCapsicum and Cucumber Salad Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend Hard-boiled Eggs in Coconut Milk Grilled Sage Chicken with Pepperonata
 
Top 10 Recipes
 
Chicken Parmigiana KFC Pepper Mayo Clamato Juice Outback Steakhouses Steak Seasoning How to Make Basic Fritter Batter The-Aussie-Egg-And-Bacon-Pizza
 
Upcoming Events
 
Macadamia nuts Cheese Pizza Baklava Brazilian-Cheese-Bread Apple Dumpling
 
Food & Health
 
superfood Fish and Shellfish Poisoning Fish and Shellfish Poisoning Rockmelon Mercury in Fish
 
follow on Facebook
 
Follow Our Cook
 
 
Hi There - We notice that you have an ad-blocker
Plenty of visitors do. All we ask is that you please consider sharing us or commenting on the post as a nice gesture.
Thank you for visiting The Taste of Aussie
Your Information will never be shared with any third party.
OR
Just before you go - please share us with your friends and followers.
Thank you for visiting
The Taste of Aussie