15 Peruvian Foods You Have To Try

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1. Papa a la Huancaina

Delicious baked potato swimming in creamy ají chili sauce.

2. Lomo Saltado

Meat, onions, tomatoes and ají chilli cooked in a wok with fried potatoes and rice. Heaveeeeeen!

3. Choritos a la chalaca

Cho-ri-tos. Easy… steamed mussels, covered with a vegetable medley and the original peruvian corn. Amazingness!

4. Rocoto relleno

Rocoto pepper: spicy, juicy and steamy! Stuffed with meat and melting cheese…
Do I really need to say more?

5. Causa Rellena

Potato layers with tuna, chicken, mayo, veggies, avocado and eggs.

6. Anticuchos

Meat on a stick cooked with glorious sauce in the grill. Gotta cover them in Huancaina sauce!

7. Arroz con mariscos

Seafood. Rice. Seafood. Rice. (Mouth watering yet?)

8. Pollo a la Brasa

100% Peruvian! Rotisserie Chicken with crunchy, mouth-watering fresh-cut french fries.

9. Chifa

Not just one dish, but lots of them! Cantonese-Peruvian fusion.

10. Picarones

A donut. Fried. With tons of delicious syrup. OH YES!

11. Turron de Doña Pepa

Sweet layers of sticky syrup covering anise-flavored sticks filled with rainbow candy on the top.

12. Suspiro Limeño

Silky caramel base topped with sweet meringue. Sweet heaven!

13. Pachamanca

Cooked in a hole in the earth, best known as “Pacha Mama” (Mother Earth).

14. Chicha Morada

Purple corn drink. Sooooo good!

15. Inca Kola

Nothing is complete without the golden Peruvian drink. Bubbly and sparkly yellow sunlight of epic-ness!

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