Description Edit


Peruvian Anticuchos

Ingredients Edit

  • 3 x Aji or Jalapeno chiles, chopped, stems and seeds removed
  • 3 tbl Dried crushed red chiles (Piquin chiles) seeds included
  • 1 tbl Achiote (red seeds of Annatto tree, available in Latin markets, or in some spice areas of grocers)
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tbl Olive oil
  • 4 x Cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 4 lb Beef heart, cut into 1" cubes (substitute sirloin or Chicken breast)

Directions Edit

  • Simmer the Annatto and cumin seeds in the oil for 5 minutes.
  • Strain the oil and discard the seeds.
  • Place all the ingredients for the marinade in a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Marinate the meat in the mixture overnight, refigerated.
  • Thread meat onto skewers and grill over charcoal

See also Edit

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