Popular South American dishes

From anticuchos to sopa paraquaya these foods reflect a rich and diverse culinary landscape.

 Ajiaco colombiano: Colombian chicken and vegetable stew

 Anticuchos: Peruvian beef kebabs

 Arepas: Cornmeal flat cakes popular in Colombia

 Arroz chaufa de mariscos: Peruvian fried rice with seafood

 Arroz con camarones: Colombian rice pilaf with shrimp

 Asado: Argentinean grilled beef, lamb, or pork roasted gaucho-style, in front of a campfire

 Caldillo de congrio: Chilean fish stew made with conger eel

 Cau-cau de mariscos: Peruvian seafood stew

 Chimichurri: Argentinean garlic-parsley-vinegar sauce served with grilled beef

 Chupe de camarones: Ecuadoran shrimp soup

 Churrasco: A smorgasbord of grilled meats from Brazil, served on skewers and carved directly onto your plate

 Couve mineira: Garlicky Brazilian-style collard greens

 Empanadas: Chicken, meat, fish, or cheese turnovers, popular throughout South America

 Ensalada de palmitos: Brazilian hearts of palm salad

 Guasacaca: Venezuelan avocado sauce

 Hallacas venezolanas: Venezuelan tamales

 Humitas bolivianas: Bolivian corn tamales

 Mariscada: Venezuelan seafood stew

 Matambre: Literally, "hunger killer": a stuffed, rolled, grilled flank steak from Argentina and UruguayMoqueca de peixe: Brazilian seafood stew flavored with peppers and coconut milk

 Pamplona de pollo: A colorful stuffed, rolled, grilled chicken breast from Uruguay

 Parrillada: Argentinean grilled steak

 Patacon: Colombian fried plantains

 Pebre: A pickled onion relish served as a table condiment in Chile

 Saltenas: Bolivian meat turnovers

 Seviche: Uncooked seafood marinated with lime juice and chiles (popular in Ecuador and Peru)

 So'o-Iosopy: Paraguay's ground beef soup

 Sopa paraguaya: Paraguayan corn bread

 Tira de asado: A crosscut short rib steak from Argentina

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