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Peruvian Causa Rellena

Peruvian Causa Rellena
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 10

Add Peruvian flavors to your meal with this layered potato and chicken recipe. A wonderful side dish made using sweet peas. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

5
lb Yukon Gold potatoes, cut in half, cooked and peeled
1/4
cup fresh lime juice
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2
tablespoons Peruvian yellow chiles (aji amarillo), cooked, mashed
2
cups shredded cooked chicken breast
1/2
cup frozen sweet peas, cooked
2
medium carrots, peeled, finely chopped, cooked slightly (about 3/4 cup)
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2
tablespoons mayonnaise

Garnish

1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2
cup kalamata olives
2
hard-cooked eggs, peeled, cut into wedges
Bibb lettuce leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Press potatoes through potato ricer, or mash until smooth. In large bowl, mix potatoes, lime juice, salt, pepper and chiles. In medium bowl, mix chicken, peas, carrots, onion and mayonnaise.
  • 2
    Place half of potato mixture on large serving platter; form into rectangle shape about 11x7 inches. Spoon chicken mixture over potato mixture on platter; sprinkle with additional salt and pepper as desired. Top with remaining potato mixture, shaping into rectangle shape.
  • 3
    Refrigerate 1 hour before serving. Garnish top of potato mixture with parsley, olives and chopped eggs. Arrange lettuce leaves around potato mixture. Cut into squares.

Expert Tips

  • Cooked shredded rotisserie chicken can be used.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
370mg
15%
Potassium
1020mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
3g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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