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Pot Roast in Beer / Asado a la Cerveza

marie Sat, 02/19/2011 - 16:43

Ingredients

* 2 pounds top round steak, trimmed
* 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
* 1 onion, chopped
* 2 stalks celery, chopped
* 1 clove garlic, minced
* 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
* 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer
* 2 bay leaves
* 2 whole cloves

Directions

1. Heat a roasting pan over high heat, and coat bottom with oil. Sear meat on all sides. Remove from pan, and set aside.
2. Reduce heat to low, saute onion, celery and garlic, scraping up browned bits. Cover, and cook on low for 15 minutes.

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Fried Fillet O'Fish with Onion Salsa / Pescado Frito con Salsa criolla

marie Wed, 02/09/2011 - 14:52

Serves 6

Ingredients for the fish:

6 fish fillets of your liking
Salt & Pepper
Flour
½ cup vegetable oil or more if needed

Ingredients for Onion Salsa:

2 medium size red onions
2 ají amarillo/fresh yellow hot chili pepper, seeded, deveined, cut julienne style
Salt
Pepper
Juice of 3 freshly squeezed limes
Vegetable oil
Cilantro or parsley, minced
Lettuce for decoration

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Fish Fillet Chorrillos Style / Pescado a la Chorrillana

marie Wed, 02/09/2011 - 14:14

Ingredients :

6 fish fillets
Lemon juice
Flour
½ cup vegetable oil
2 onions, cut in thick slices
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tomatoes, peeled and cut in thick slices
Ají amarillo molido / yellow hot chili pepper paste
1 fresh ají amarillo/yellow hot chili pepper, seeded, deveined and cut into strips
1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
Salt
Pepper

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Beef Heart kabobs / Anticuchos

marie Sat, 02/05/2011 - 14:33

Ingredients :
Marinade:
2 garlic cloves, crushed
¼ cup ají panca paste / sundried red panca chili paste
Salt
Pepper
Cumin
¾ cup vinegar
½ teaspoon salt

Anticuchos:
1 beef heart, cleaned
Oil
Ají amarillo paste / hot yellow chili pepper paste
Bamboo skewers

Preparation:
Marinade:
Combine all ingredients to prepare marinade. Set aside.

Anticuchos:

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Peruvian Chicken and Rice / Arroz con Pollo

marie Wed, 02/02/2011 - 14:41

Ingredients :

6 pieces of chicken (preferably bone in)
½ cup of oil
1 medium onion finely minced
1 tbsp minced garlic
½ cup of Peruvian hot yellow pepper paste
1 bush of fresh cilantro washed and blended with very little water
2 sweet peppers (red, yellow or orange) half minced, half for decoration
3 cups of rice
1 cup peas
½ cup corn
2 ½ cups of water
½ cup of beer
Salt
Pepper

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Wheat / Trigo Atamalado

marie Wed, 02/02/2011 - 13:04

Serves 8

Ingredients :

1 lb wheat
½ cup of oil
1 onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp aji mirasol paste / hot yellow pepper paste
Salt
Pepper
Water or Stock
1/2 cup fresh cheese cut into small pieces
2 scallions, finely chopped

Preparation:

Soak wheat in water for approx. 3 hours. Aside, heat oil in a pan, sautee onion, garlic, hot yellow pepper paste, stir and season with salt and pepper.
Add wheat. Pour enough water or stock to cover wheat. Cook in low heat until done. Add more water or stock as needed while cooking.

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Wheat Risotto in Cilantro Sauce / Risotto de Trigo al Culantro

marie Wed, 02/02/2011 - 12:30

Serves 6

Ingredients :

1 lb wheat
2 medium onions, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoons ají amarillo paste / hot yellow chili pepper paste
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro (blended with very little water)
1 teaspoon garlic minced
3 tablespoons oil
¾ cup milk
½ cup farmers cheese (ricotta, feta)
¼ cup minced cilantro
1 chicken bouillon cube

Preparation:

Soak wheat in water for ½ hour. Wash well and drain.

Place wheat in pan, cover with water and cook. Drain and discard water.

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Wheat Risotto / Trigo Risotto

marie Wed, 02/02/2011 - 12:12

Serves 8

Ingredients :

2 cups wheat, soaked in water and rinsed
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoon fresh yellow hot pepper (aji)paste
1 ½ teaspoon dried thyme
½ cup dry white wine
3 cups beef stock. Use more if necessary
1 cup heavy cream
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt
Pepper
1 ½ cup cooked fava beans (optional)
1/2 cup farmers cheese, diced
Chopped parsley for garnish

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Caramel Pudding with Port Meringue / Suspiro a la Limena

marie Tue, 02/01/2011 - 15:02

Serves 8

Ingredients :

1 can condensed milk
1 can evaporated milk
1 cinnamon stick
5 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup sugar
¼ cup of port wine
2 egg whites
Ground cinnamon

Preparation:

In a medium saucepan combine milks with cinnamon. Bring to a boil constantly stirring with a wooden spoon until creamy and thick. Let stand for 10 minutes.

Beat egg yolks, add vanilla. Gradually incorporate to milk preparation, mixing well.

Pour into a serving bowl or individual cups.

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Peruvian Stir Fry / Sautee Beef Tenderloin / Lomo Saltado

marie Tue, 01/25/2011 - 10:40

Ingredients :

2 lb beef tenderloin, sliced into thin strips
3 red onions, peeled and cut in eight pieces
2 lb all golden Yukon potatoes, peeled, cut for French fries
4 ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow hot pepper (chili), sliced into thin strips
4 tomatoes cut in eighths
2 tbs chopped parsley
1 tbs balsamic vinegar
2 tbs soy sauce
1 ¼ cups oil
½ teaspoon key lime juice
Pepper

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