Papas a La Huancaína

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by guysonlycookingclub

A spicy Peruvian specialty that can be served as a starter or "small dish". The sauce itself is very versatile can can also be used as a dip for items such as shrimp. The sauce should be used within one day for best results.

Top Review by aacccesar_12657033

I use "requeson" which is a type of chese that you find in latin markets, is a little salty but much better end results, also I use "aji panca" which give a nice spice flavor and one or two egg yolks depending on the amount of sauce you are making.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil, peel and cut in slices potatoes (Yukon Gold potatoes).
  2. In a blender, mix the cheese, peppers, milk, oil, garlic, salt and pepper. The sauce should be fairly thick; add more cheese and olive oil if not, or add milk is too thick.
  3. Lay a bed of lettuce in a serving dish and place the potatoes on top. Cover with the sauce. Cut the hard boiled eggs in quarters or halfs and place on top of the potatoes. Add black olives if desired.
  4. This dish can be served slightly cold.

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