Huancaina Sauce with potatoes, yucca or corn is a delicious dish covered in a spicy cheese sauce made with yellow peppers, typically served cold as an entreé.
Ceviche is a delicate raw fish and mixed seafood, which is marinated in aromatic citrus juices, fresh garlic, cilantro and salt, served with sweet potatoes, corn and lettuce.
This is the classic beef stew, prepared with cilantro sauce, yellow peppers, onion, garlic, vinegar, and salt. Served with beans, white rice, and onion salad (red onions, tomatoes, and cilantro in lemon juice).
Commonly served at restaurants and considered to be an adaptation of Chinese fried rice, Chaufa is rice spiced with scallions, red peppers, and egg. It can also be prepared with chicken, steak, pork, shrimp and fish.
Is a Peruvian pesto. This typically Italian dish is another great example of just how much influence immigrants have had on the cuisine in Peru. Made with spinach, basil, white cheese, pecans, and milk. Served with steak, chicken, pork chops, or fish.
Heart Skewers – These skewers of grilled, marinated meat are served everywhere in Peru. While almost any meat can be prepared this way, the most traditional -and best- anticuchos are made with beef heart, a practice believed to trace back to the days when Peru’s Spanish conquerors would consume a cow’s choicest cuts and leave the organs for their slaves.
This is the classic Peruvian chicken dish. Slow roasted on a spit in a burning brick oven. This chicken has many ingredients and herbs that give a rich, deep, and incomparable flavor.
Saltado is a Peruvian that has Asian influences (chifa), consisting of strips of sirloin, chicken, shrimp, and mixed seafood. It is marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, and spices, then stir fried with red onions, cilantro, and tomatoes. Traditionally served over white rice with homemade french fries.
Jalea is a mixture of assorted deep fried seafood and chunks of fish accompanied by delicious yucca and red onion salad in lemon juice and tartar sauce. Jalea Mixta is a staple on any traditional marine Peruvian menu.
A perfect example of culinary fusion, the pasta is Italian-style with chicken, beef, mixed seafood, or shrimp, stir-fried and lightly salted with soy sauce in Chinese fashion and the rest of the seasonings, including fresh peppers, onions, tomatoes, and cilantro.
Recognized as an Afro-Peruvian specialty. Traditional Tacu Tacu consist pf a rice and beans (black, white or lentils) pancake. Served with different combinations and a side of onion salad. You can order them with seafood, beef, chicken, shrimps or fish.