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Peruvian Creole Soup / Sopa a la Criolla

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 11:24

Ingredients :

1 lb beef, finely chopped
Vegetable oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
4 garlic cloves, crushed
5 tomatoes, finely chopped
1 ½ tbsp tomato paste
2 whole sundried yellow ají (chili),roasted
8 cups beef stock
3 oz angel hair pasta
½ cup evaporated milk
4 – 6 eggs (1 for each serving)
2 tablespoons white vinegar
Salt
Pepper
Dry oregano

Preparation:

Season beef with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a skillet until hot.

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Peruvian Sarsa Salad

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 22:01

Servings: 6

1 cup thinly sliced red onion
½ cup sliced radishes
½ cup frozen lima beans, thawed
½ cup canned white hominy, drained
¼ cup (1 ounce) crumbled feta cheese
¼ cup chopped bottled roasted red bell peppers
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced

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Quinoa Pie

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 22:00

Serves 8

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 cup cooked and diced chicken
1 diced tomato
2 tablespoons paprika
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 1/2 cups of cooked quinoa
3 eggs, beaten
3 tablespoons raisins soaked in water for 10 minutes
5 black olives
1/2 cup diced ricotta cheese
Salt and pepper
1 egg, hard boiled
Parmesan cheese

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Spicy Fish Soup / Chupin Soup / Chupin de Pescado

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:58

Ingredients :

6 fish fillets
3 tablespoons oil
1 cup, onion, finely chopped
3 tomatoes, peeled and chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cilantro sprigs
Salt
Pepper
Cumin
2 ½ cups water or fish stock
½ cup dry white wine
1 tbsp tomato paste
3 peppers, seeded, deveined and cut into thin julienne style
3 ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow aji (chili), seeded and finely chopped
1 cup cooked peas
3 tbsp cilantro leaves, finely chopped
3 tbsp parsley leaves, finely chopped
8 golden potatoes, cooked and peeled
1 lime freshly squeezed

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Scallops Simmered in Wine / Sudado de Conchas

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:57

SUDADO DE CONCHAS / Sea Scallops poached in Wine

Ingredients :

2 lb scallops
2 tomatoes, diced
2 onions, diced
1 ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow aji (chili) seeded and deveined
¾ cup dry white wine
4 tblsp vegetable oil
Salt
Pepper
2 limes freshly squeezed

Preparation:

Sauté onions and tomatoes in oil. When tender, add the chopped ají, salt, pepper and scallops and simmer for 1 minute.

Add wine and lemon juice, cover and simmer 1 minute more.

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Locro de Zapallo, Acorn Squash Stew

marie Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:55

Ingredients :

1 lb squash (acorn or similar) peeled, cut into pieces
1/3 cup oil
1 medium size onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, grounded
2 tsp ground ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow aji (chili)
1 tsp oregano
¾ cups peas
3 potatoes, peeled and cut in 4
2 corns, cut in slices
½ cup evaporated milk
¾ cup farmers cheese (feta), diced
3 olives, pitted and halved
Salt
Pepper

Preparation:

Heat oil in a pan and sauté onion, garlic, ají and oregano. Cook a few minutes and add squash, peas, potatoes, and corn.

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Beer Pork / Chancho a la Cerveza

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:54

Ingredients :

2 lb center cut pork loin
3 cups beer
1 onion, cut in pieces
1 carrot, peeled and cut in thick slices
Bouquet Garni (parsley, thyme, marjoram)
Brown sugar as needed
Salt
Pepper
Sweet Potatoes to serve with pork

Preparation:

Season pork with salt and pepper and place it in a pan. Pour beer, onion, carrot and herbs. Bring to a boil over low heat and cook until meat is very tender and beer has completed evaporated.

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Black Beans Dessert / Frejol Colado

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:52

Ingredients :

1 lb black beans
2 lb brown sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
3 cloves
½ cup evaporated milk
1 tbsp sesame seed, toasted

Preparation:

Soak beans in water overnight. Cook beans in water until soft and well done.

Force through a strainer. In a medium size pan place bean puree. Add milk, sugar, cinnamon and cloves.

Take to medium heat stirring constantly until thickened and the bottom of the pan can be seen.

Remove from heat. Take out cinnamon stick and cloves. Stir in 1 tbsp sesame seed.

Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.

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Pickled Tuna/Tuna Escabeche Style / Escabeche de Atun

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:51

Ingredients :

6 tuna fillets or 6 fish fillets
½ cup olive oil
1 tablespoon Ají mirasol / Sundried yellow aji (chili)
2 tablespoons Ají panca / Sundried red aji (chili)
3 garlic cloves crushed
2 latge onions, cut up in thick slices
5 Ají amarillo fresco / Fresh yellow aji (chili), seeded, deveined and cut into strips
Salt
Black pepper
4 cloves
Pinch of aniseed
3 tbs dry white wine
2 tbsp white vinegar
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
½ teaspoon sugar
2 sweet potatoes, boiled and cut into thick slices

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Peruvian Stuffed Avocados / Potatoe Stuffed Avocados / Palta con relleno de Papa

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:49

Serves 2 to 3

1 pound creamer potatoes, peeled cooked and mashed
1 large dried chipotle pepper, ground
1 small onion, minced
1 tablespoon lime juice
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 large avocados , halved and pitted
12 large shrimp, cooked
Chili powder
12 Large Black Olives
Salt and pepper

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