July 08, 2021 3 min read
If you are exceptionally weak when it comes to snacks and enjoy little salty treats before a meal or just appetizers in general,Yuquitas Rellenas is a dish you must try. Keep reading to find out what is this delicious Peruvian dish and learn the easy recipe to have them in your mouth in no time.
The main ingredient for this dish is the yuca (it says it on the title), a root vegetable also known as manioc root. Yuca is from the family of potatoes, and just like them you can peel them and boil them. In Peru this vegetable is as important as potato and you can find it in many dishes.
Basically,Yuquitas Rellenas are the tastier, exotic cousin of tater tots. Little crunchy, fried yuca balls filled with gooey and hot cheese dipped in your favorite creamy sauce… is your mouth watering yet?
This recipe forYuquitas Rellenas has a preparation time of 1 hour and a cooking time of 20 minutes, and it serves 4 to 6 portions.
Note: If you made yourYuquitas Rellenas a day before your event, you can reheat them or keep them warm in a 200-degree oven for 30 minutes, until you are ready to serve them.
There you go! Yuquitas Rellenas can be served in a dish accompanied by the chili paste sauce you chose. Good choices are ají amarillo sauce, rocoto sauce; or you can even dip them in mayonnaise or guacamole. You can also prepare a traditional huancaína sauce and make your dish more Peruvian. Enjoy!
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