Peruvian cuisine is made up of countless tasty, mouth-watering dishes, but here are some of our favorites. If you haven’t tried these meals yet, we’re sure we can convince you to give them a shot.
Pollo a la Brasa
Pollo a la Brasa is addicting! There’s even a day in the Peruvian calendar dedicated to this dish, simply named, “Pollo a la Brasa Day.” This mouth-watering dish is sometimes known as “blackened chicken” because its rotisserie roasted using charcoal.
Ceviche is a Peruvian classic but has recently found popularity in the West as well. This dish is made from raw fish marinated in Peruvian lime juice, then mixed with onions, peppers and spices. The aji chili pepper, which is used in this dish, is a staple of Peruvian cooking.
Lomo Saltado is essentially a Peruvian stir-fry. The beef is often seasoned using cumin, then stir-fried with tomatoes, aji peppers, onions, cilantro, and soy sauce. It also goes great with yuca, rice, or French fries!
Causa is a mashed potato dish, best served cold. Usually, it serves as an appetizer though plenty of people have been known to make a meal of it! This dish blends potatoes, meat (usually chicken or fish), eggs, avocado, celery, and olives.
Alfajor is one of the tastiest Peruvian desserts out there. This treat consists of a layer of sweet filling, which sits between two sugary cookies.
If you haven’t tried these dishes yet, Don Pollo has most of them. Order from your nearest location today and decide which dish is your favorite!