Peruvian Pollo a la Brasa

Pollo a la Brasa

Peruvian Chicken

Pollo a la Brasa, also known as Peruvian chicken, is one of the most consumed dishes in the country. Originally only seasoned with salt and cooked in charcoal today the chicken is marinated in a "secret" mixturemainly consisting of vinegar, dark beer or soy sauce, salt, pepper, chili, rosemary or cumin and paprika and then grilled in especially fabricated Pollo a la brasa ovens.

Served with thick French fries and a small salad, it's eaten with the fingers. Every year on the third Sunday of July, Peruvians celebrate one of their beloved and most consumed dishes on the Dia del Pollo a la Brasa.

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