Olluco of Saltado with Chicken

Olluco of Saltado with Chicken Recipe

The Olluco of Saltado is one of the recipes that is prepared in Peru. This small tuber is also known as Melloco, Ulluco or Papa Lisa, being one of the main ingredients of Peruvian Gastronomy.

The Peruvian restaurants elaborate it in the country of origin as well as abroad, forming part of the Peruvian Gastronomy, besides this recipe is composed of the Papa Lisa which is a tuber rich in calories, proteins, iron, retinol and zinc. Also the Peruvian Gastronomy is considered one of the best in the world, being a good option to delight their exquisite flavors.

This folkloric dish or food has 2 essential ingredients from the country of origin, the Ulluco and Yellow Chili, few countries have the availability of having the Yellow Chili for the elaboration of Melloco of Saltado. Do not worry, instead of using ají amarillo, you can use turmeric powder and instead of chicken you can use meat or pork.

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If you want to know more:

  • Origin of the Olluco

  • Benefits of the Olluco

Preparation data:

  • Cuisine: Peruvian
  • Servings: 4 people
  • Total time: 50 minutes

Olluco of Saltado with Chicken Ingredients

  • ¾ kg of Olluco
  • ½ kg of chicken pulp
  • 3 red tomatoes
  • 3 red onions
  • 2 tablespoons ground garlic
  • 2 tablespoon ground yellow chili
  • 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 2 spoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • Parsley
  • Ground oregano
  • Pepper and cumin
  • Salt to taste

Olluco of Saltado with Chicken Preparation

1ºP: Wash and cut the Ulluco in julienne, in the same way tomatoes and onions. And chop the leaves of the parsley.

2ºP: In a pot, with water cook the Ulluco for 20 minutes, then let it dry. In a cutting board, cut the chicken pulp in medium julienne.

3ºP: In a large pan, add the vegetable oil, the garlic, the yellow pepper, the chicken and sauté for 5 minutes. Add vinegar, soy sauce, onion, Ollucos, tomato, ground oregano, pepper, cumin and salt to taste, let simmer for 10 minutes.

4ºP: Between the 10 minutes of cooking add the parsley, at the end of the time put out the fire

5ºP: This delicious Melloco of Saltado with Chicken can be accompanied with a Portion of rice.

6ºP: Serve and enjoy, Bon appetit!. It can be accompanied by a delicious refreshment from Camu Camu.

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