Peruvian chicken aji recipe

The aji de gallina recipe is another of the great wonders of Peruvian food . It carries a mix of interesting ingredients that give it a unique, extremely delicious taste.

Its main character? No, it's not the chicken, it's the Peruvian yellow pepper.

There are internationalized versions of this dish, with other types of chili depending on the geography, but nothing beats the original ingredient.

Chicken aji recipe

This recipe although it is originally chicken, you can do chicken with no problem.

chicken aji

 chicken aji
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Peruvian chicken chili

Ingredients and preparation step step by step to make a delicious ají de gallina traditional Peruvian cuisine.When ready, reserve the broth and let the meat cool. Afterwards, change it and save it.
aji de gallina ingredients
  • Make a paste with the yellow pepper: remove the seeds and veins and with a little of the broth of the chicken breast, blend until it has a creamy texture. Reserve.
  • Grind the nuts in a mortar and set them aside too.
  • Chop the soda crackers (or bread) with your hands until they are practically dusted. You can help with a mortar or food processor. Reserve (again).
  • Heat a deep skillet and sauté the garlic and onion previously chopped tiny.
  • When the onion is transparent add the chili paste, mix well and add salt and pepper.
  • In another container add the soda crackers (or the bread) with a little broth of the chicken breast until you have a thick mixture as shown in the image.
    mix cookies and broth
  • Add this "dough" to the pan with the sofrito. Stir well and add the ground nuts and the chicken breast.
  • Add 1 cup of broth, and lower the heat to cook for a while.
  • After about 5 minutes add the Parmesan cheese. Let cook for another 5 minutes more.
  • If you have thickened a lot, you can add more broth, if it's too watery, you can add more cheese.
  • When a total of 10 minutes have passed since you have lowered the temperature of the kitchen, remove from heat, add the evaporated milk and stir well.

  • You can serve the ají de gallina accompanied by white rice and decorating it with a bed of potatoes, then the ají, and over half a parboiled egg and a couple of black olives.

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    I also recommend trying some of these recipes for Peruvian food

    • Recipe for making rice Chaufa
    • Peruvian Seafood Rice
    • Peruvian Salmon Loin Recipe
    • Chumar de Camarone Recipe s
    • Peruvian Ceviche Recipe
    • Stuffed Cause

    In addition, we have other simple and delicious chicken recipes that we invite you to try.

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