Pollo al ajo estilo peruano (peruvian garlic

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Vegetable oil
3 eaches Onions; chopped
6 cloves Garlic; minced
4 eaches Rocoto chiles; seeds & stems removed; minced, or substitute jalapenos
½ teaspoon Cinnamon
1 tablespoon Cumin seed; crushed
1 teaspoon Basil
2 cups Peanuts; roasted and coarsely chopped
½ cup Freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 each Chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds) poached; meat removed from the bones and chopped
¾ cup Low-fat plain yogurt; at room temperature
Freshly ground black pepper
Boiled potatoes for garnish

Heat the oil in a large saucepan and saute the onions and garlic until the onions are soft. Add the chiles, cinnamon, cumin, basil, peanuts, cheese, and the chicken meat to the saucepan and fold together gently. Cook to heat through.

Two or three minutes before serving, stir in the yogurt and correct the seasonings.

Authors' heat scale: Hot.

_Hot and Spicy Latin Dishes_ from Chili Pepper Magazine Dave DeWitt, Mary Jane Wilan, Melissa T. Stock Prima Publishing, 1995 ISBN 1-55958-484-X Typos by Jeff Pruett

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