Papas a la Huancaina (Huancaina Potatoes)


It is one of the typical dishes of Peruvian cuisine used as starter and the sauce can also be used it self as a Dip, this exquisite dish is a delicious sauce made with Yellow Chillies (Ají Amarillo) typical of Peru, milk, Fresk-O Cheese and oil which is poured over boiled yellow potatoes, black olives and boiled egg .

Ingredients:

- 500 Grs Paisa Cheese Fresk-O
- 4 Peruvian Yellow Chillies or 2 tablespoons Peruvian Yellow Chillies Paste
- 2 Cloves of Garlic Peeled
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 3 Large Hard Eggs
- 3 black olives for garnish
- 4 Leaves American or Romaine Lettuce
- Salt to taste
- Milk to taste

Directions:

If you have the Peruvian Yellow Chillies Fresh they should be washed well and remove the seeds, then cut into strips. Also the garlic, peel and cut.
In a skillet sauté the Yellow Chillies and garlic. In a blender add the sauté, the Paisa Cheese Fresk-O, salt to taste, oil and liquefied until obtain a thick mixture, add milk until desired consistency.

Boil in a pot the peeled potatoes with a little salt, about 10 min., Which must not be too soft, then sliced the potatoes.

To serve on a plate placed the lettuce leaves, then the sliced potatoes, cover with Huancaina sauce , garnish with grated Fresk-O Cheese, sliced boiled eggs, black olives. !!!Buen Provecho!!!