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Peruvian Kitchen

Peruvian Kitchen

By Morena Cuadra and Morena Escardó

Published 2014

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This Peruvian fast-food dish is exactly what its name indicates: sausages (salchichas), and potatoes (papas). With such a short list of ingredients, you hardly need a recipe at all.


  • ½ cup vegetable oil for frying, plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1 Russet potato, peeled and cut in sticks


  1. Heat ½ cup vegetable oil in a heavy saucepan over high heat.
  2. Dry the potatoes with paper towels and fry until golden brown. If you are using the frozen ready-made variety, heat them in a 450°F oven for 18 minutes.
  3. Once they’re done, season the fries with sa