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Peruvian Stir Fry / Sautee beef tenderloins/ Lomo Saltado

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 15:19

Ingredients :

2 beef tenderloin or stir fry meat, sliced into thin strips
3 red onions, peeled and cut into eight pieces
2 all purpose potatoes, peeled, cut for French fries
4 ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow chili pepper, sliced into thin strips
4 tomatoes cut into eighths
2 tbsp chopped parsley or cilantro
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 ¼ cups oil
½ tsp lime juice
Pepper

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Peruvian Stewed Chicken

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 15:16

Serves 6

1 (15 ounce) can chopped tomatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 bay leaf
10 chicken legs
1 teaspoon coarse salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 green bell pepper, sliced
1 cup green peas

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Hot Stone Baking / Pachamanca

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 15:13

Serves 20

Ingredients :

2 legs of lamb
20 pork chops
4 chickens
20 humitas
20 potatoes
20 sweet potatoes
20 ocas
Fava beans
10 corn ears cut in half
10 green bananas
2 cups sundried red aji panca (chili)
Pepper
Salt
2 punds cheese
Banana leaves

Preparation:

Dig a hole in the ground where the Pachamanca is going to be prepared.

Make a fire and heat stones. Once they are hot, carefully transfer a layer of stones covering the bottom of the hole.

Place, on top of the stones the potatoes sweet potatoes and ocas. Place some hot stones on top.

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Chicken Cau Cau / Cau Cau de Pollo

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 15:06

Serves 6

Ingredients :

1 lb chicken breasts, boned, skinless, diced
¼ cup vegetable oil
2 medium size onions, finely chopped
½ teaspoon minced garlic
2 fresh yellow aji (chili) seedless and deveined, blended
1 teaspoon turmeric
½ cup chicken broth
2 cups potato, peeled, diced
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 ½ tablespoons chopped mint
Salt
Pepper
Pinch of ground cumin

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Spicy Peruvian Pork

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 15:04

Serves 4

2 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder, cubed
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon dried minced onion
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons water

Place pork into a large bowl. In a small bowl, mix together the vinegar, cumin, turmeric, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Pour over the pork, and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

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Meat and Vegetables soup Cazuela Style / Cazuela

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 15:00

Ingredients :

¾ cup rice
1 lb white potato, diced
1 cup carrots, diced
1 cup squash, diced
1 cup string beans, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
3 celery stalks, chopped
Salt
1 tablespoon ají panca / sundried red aji (chili) paste
2 lb beef meat in pieces
2 lb beef bones to make stock
2 corns, cut in 1-inch slices
1 cup green peas
2 tablespoons butter
3 garlic cloves, crushed
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp cumin
Parsley, finely chopped for decoration

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Cau Cau Criollo / Mondongo

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 14:51

Serves 6

Ingredients :

1 lb tripe
2 tablespoons milk
1 stalk of fresh mint
½ cup cooking oil
2 cups finely chopped onion
½ tbsp minced garlic
¼ tablespoons cumin
Fresh aji amarillo / yellow aji (chile pepper), pureed to taste
1 tsp turmeric
4 potatoes, peeled, cooked, and cut into small square chunks
Juice of one lemon
Salt
Pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

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