Aji De Gallina (Piquant Creamed Chicken- Peru)

Course : BBQ
Serves: 1
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Ingredients:

1 medium carrot peeled and sliced
2 medium onions one sliced -- one minced
4 pounds chicken quartered
1/2 loaf loaf white bread; crust removed
12 ounces evaporated milk
8 medium fresh Aji chilies; seeded and stemmed pureed in a blender
8 medium or yellow wax hot or red jalapenos
2 cloves garlic minced
1/4 cup cooking oil
3 cups chicken broth
1 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
6 medium potatoes boiled in their jackets -- peeled and sliced
3 large hard-boiled eggs
 

Preparation / Directions:

Freshly ground black pepper Bring 1 quart of salted water to a boil in a large pot, then add the carrot, sliced onion, and chicken. When the chicken is poached (about 45 minutes), remove it from the water, cool, and shred it into small strips. Strain the broth and reserve the carrot and onion and 3 cups of the broth. Break the bread into pieces and soak them in the milk. In a large pot, sauté the minced onion, pureed chilies, and garlic in the oil for a few minutes, then add the reserved carrot and onion. Add pepper to taste. Stir over medium heat for about 20 minutes until thick. Place the potatoes on serving plates and pour the chicken sauce over them. Garnish with the hard-boiled egg halves. Authors' heat scale: Hot


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