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Peruvian cuisine is a blend of indigenous and European influences, with dishes like ceviche, lomo saltado, and aji de gallina. Ceviche is a dish of raw fish marinated in lime juice, onions, and chili peppers. Lomo saltado is a stir-fry of beef, tomatoes, onions, and French fries. Aji de gallina is a creamy chicken stew with aji amarillo peppers, olives, and hard-boiled eggs. Other popular dishes include causa, a layered potato dish, and papa a la huancaina, boiled potatoes in a spicy cheese sauce.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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boneless, skinless chicken breasts

1 lb.

olive oil

1/4 cup

lime juice

1/4 cup

cloves garlic, minced


ground cumin

1 teaspoon

dried oregano

1 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon

black pepper

1/4 teaspoon

red pepper flakes

1/4 teaspoon

chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup

chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup

diced red onion

1/2 cup

diced green bell pepper

1/2 cup

diced red bell pepper

1/2 cup

diced yellow bell pepper

1/2 cup

diced tomatoes

1/2 cup

corn kernels

1/2 cup

black beans

1/2 cup

cooked white rice

1/2 cup



Step 1:

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Step 2:

Place chicken breasts in a baking dish.

Step 3:

In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cumin, oregano, salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes.

Step 4:

Pour the mixture over the chicken and turn to coat.

Step 5:

Bake for 25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

Step 6:

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine cilantro, parsley, red onion, bell peppers, tomatoes, corn, black beans, and cooked rice.

Step 7:

When chicken is done, remove from oven and let cool slightly.

Step 8:

Cut chicken into cubes and add to the bowl with the vegetables and rice.

Step 9:

Toss to combine.

Step 10:

Serve warm. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 12937 users have chowed down on Peru a whopping 36974 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Indore are the top 5 cities gobbling up Peru like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Peru, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in may.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Peru is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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