Cookbook

Potatoes - Peruvian Home Fries

Peruvian Home Fries

1 hour 20 minutes
Five Stars*****

Potatoes actually originated in South America. This is a traditional Peruvian combination of potatoes and peanuts and will be even more authentic if you can find blue potatoes.
SERVES 4

Ingredients:

3 Tablespoons olive oil
2 pounds potatoes (chopped in 1/2-inch cubes and boiled until just tender)
3/4 teaspoon salt (or more to taste)
1-2 teaspoon butter (optional- leave out to make vegan)
1 1/2-2 cups minced onions
1 cup minced anaheim chilli (or poblano chiles)
1 cup chopped red bell pepper (or use a mix of red and yellow peppers)
1-2 Tablespoon minced garlic
3/4 cup grated monterey jack cheese (or cheddar cheese-packed)
3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 cup lightly toasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
minced cilantro (or a mix of cilantro and parsley, or just parsley if you prefer)
lemon wedge

Instructions:

Place a 10" skillet or sauté pan over medium heat.
When hot, add 1 Tablespoon oil, wait about 10 seconds, then swirl to coat pan.
Turn heat up to medium high and add half the cooked potatoes, spreading them into a single layer in the hot oil.
Let them cook without stirring 5 minutes.
Sprinkle in 1/8 teaspoons salt and turn potatoes over, using a metal spatula.
Spread them into a single layer again.
Let them cook 5-8 more minutes, or until golden.
Scrape from the bottom to loosen potatoes and toss them around in the pan.
Cook for another few minutes, then move to a plate, scraping out and saving all the tasty brown tidbits from the bottom of the pan.
Repeat this procedure with the remaining potatoes, using another Tablespoon of the oil and another 1/8 teaspoons salt.
After cooking the potatoes, scrape out the pan, saving the scrapings, and wipe it out with a damp paper towel.
Return the pan to the heat and when it is hot, add remaining Tablespoon of oil.
You may also melt in a little butter.
Wait 10 seconds, then swirl the pan.
Add the onion and sauté over medium heat 5-8 minutes, or until they become very soft.
Add the chiles and bell peppers, along with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Continue to cook, stirring often, for another 5-8 minutes.
Return the potatoes to the pan and stir them into the onion mixutre, along with the garlic.
Sauté over medium heat for another 10-20 minutes, or until everything is done to your liking.
Sprinkle in the cheese and lemon juice during the last few minutes of cooking, and if needed, adjust the salt.
Serve hot or warm, with peanuts and minced cilantro or parsley, and with lemon wedges on the side.

Posted by Sass
Note:.
If prepping the potatoes in advance, store them in fresh water in a tightly covered container in the fridge. Drain and dry completely before using.

PASTA, POTATOES & RICE # 15

Candied Sweet Potatoes :rectnt
Great Twice Baked Potatoes :rectnt
Greek Style Oven Roasted Lemon Butter Parmesan Potatoes :rectnt *PIC*
Hot German Potato Salad :rectnt
Lemon Dilled Orzo Pasta :rectnt
Mushroom Stroganoff with Goat Cheese :rectnt
Pasta - Kid's Favorite Baked Spaghetti :rectnt
Pasta - LuAnn's Angel Hair with Asparagus Ribbons :rectnt
Ranch Potatoes :rectnt
Tomato-Basil Pasta (Quick and easy)!* :rectnt *PIC*
Twice-Baked Potatoes :rectnt
Broccoli and Cheddar Pasta Salad :rectnt
Chinese Sticky Rice :rectnt *PIC*
Couscous - Israeli Couscous with Roasted Butternut Sqash and Preserved Lemon
Curried Pigeon Peas over Fragrant Rice :rectnt *PIC*
Grains - Toasted Barley Pilaf :rectnt
Grits - Baked Garlic-Cheese Grits
Hot German Potato Salad :rectnt
Hot German Potato Salad :rectnt *PIC*
Mexican Rice :rectnt
Mexican Wagon Wheels and Cheese :rectnt *PIC*
Noodles with Pesto Sauce :rectnt
Pasta - :gg's Lasagna with Home Made Sauce :rectnt
Pasta - All-In-One Spaghetti *PIC*
Pasta - Asparagus Lasagna :rectnt
Pasta - Bacon and Parmesan Pasta :photo
Pasta - Baja Lasagna
Pasta - Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Pasta - Bucatini with Mushrooms *PIC*
Pasta - California Pizza Kitchen Chicken Tequila Fettuccine :copycat :rectnt *PIC*
Pasta - Carraba's Tag Pic Pac :copycat :rectnt *PIC*
Pasta - Cavatappi with Prosciutto and Parmesan *PIC*
Pasta - Chicken Lasagna
Pasta - Colorful Chicken Pasta :rectnt *PIC*
Pasta - Easy Lemon Pasta with Chicken *PIC*
Pasta - Eggplant Parmesan Rigatoni
Pasta - Family-Friendly Macaroni & Cheese *PIC*
Pasta - Fannie Farmer's Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese *PIC*
Pasta - Fetticcine-Vegetable Toss
Pasta - Fettuccine w/Pumpkin & Shitakes
Pasta - Florentine Penne (Dieter's Perfect Pasta)
Pasta - Gnocchi with Zucchini Ribbons and Parsley :photo
Pasta - Guy Grossi's Lasagne Bolognese
Pasta - Hard Rock Cafe Twisted Mac and Cheese :clone
Pasta - Herbed Artichoke Cheese Tortellini :rectnt *PIC*
Pasta - Kitchen Diva’s De’liteful Vegetarian Lasagna *PIC*
Pasta - Lasagna Roll-Ups *PIC*
Pasta - Lazy Perogi Casserole
Pasta - Lemon Pasta with Chicken & Pine Nuts :rectnt
Pasta - Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes *PIC*
Pasta - Linguine with Zucchini, Browned Butter and Garlic
Pasta - Mac-Daddi-Roni Salad *PIC*
Pasta - Monya's Pasta Salad :rectnt *PIC*
Pasta - Neely's Mac and Cheese :rectnt *PIC*
Pasta - Pad Thai Noodles :rectnt
Pasta - Pasta with Artichokes
Pasta - Pasta with Eggplant and Black Olives *PIC*
Pasta - Penne Chicken *PIC*
Pasta - Penne with Red Pepper Sauce and Broccoli :rectnt *PIC*
Pasta - Pesto Lasagna *PIC*
Pasta - Pierogi Lasagna (Meatless)
Pasta - Quick Pasta Fagioli *PIC*
Pasta - Ranch Mac & Cheese Recipe
Pasta - Sausage & Tortellini Soup :rectnt
Pasta - Sloppy Joe Pasta
Pasta - Spicy Macaroni and Cheese *PIC*
Pasta - Spicy Pasta Party Kickoff Casserole
Pasta - Spicy Spaghetti Skilletini Johnny Carino’s *PIC*
Pasta - Spinach and Eggplant Lasagna
Pasta - Stroganoff - Beef :rectnt
Pasta - Stroganoff - Chicken :rectnt
Pasta - Stroganoff - Vegetarian :rectnt *LINK*
Pasta - Vegetarian Lime Orzo *PIC*
Pasta - Vegetarian Linguine *PIC*
Pasta - Vietnamese Pho
Pasta - Yummy Macaroni Salad
Potatoes - Annie's Perogies :rectnt
Potatoes - Artichoke Mashed Potatoes
Potatoes - Au Gratin Potatoes :rectnt *PIC*
Potatoes - Baked Potatoes with Blue Cheese :rectnt
Potatoes - Barbecued Potato Wedges
Potatoes - Blue Cheese Potato Salad :rectnt
Potatoes - Buttery Roasted Potatoes :rectnt
Potatoes - Cathy's Potato Patties :rectnt
Potatoes - Champ
Potatoes - Cheese-filled Potato Patties (Ecuadorian Llapingachos) :rectnt *PIC*
Potatoes - Cheesy Broccoli-and-Bacon-Stuffed Potatoes *PIC*
Potatoes - Choco's Two-Timin' Taters :rectnt :photo *LINK*
Potatoes - Contest Winner: Twice Baked Potato Casserole
Potatoes - Day Before Mashed Potatoes* :rectnt
Potatoes - Fried Potato Curry with Fennel :rectnt
Potatoes - Funeral Potatoes
Potatoes - Grape Pickers' Skillet with Chicken :rectnt *PIC*
Potatoes - Greek Roasted Potatoes :rectnt
Potatoes - Hash Brown (or Tater Tot) Casserole :rectnt
Potatoes - Herb & Garlic Roasted Potatoes :rectnt
Potatoes - Herb-Roasted Fingerling Potatoes :photo *LINK*
Potatoes - Irish Herbed Potatoes *PIC*
Potatoes - Jane's Potatoes :rectnt
Potatoes - Latkes
Potatoes - Leprechaun Potatoes
Potatoes - Makeover Cheddar Tot Casserole :rectnt *PIC*
Potatoes - Mama's Sour Cream & Mashed Potato & Cheese Casserole
Potatoes - Mashed Potato Salad *PIC*
Potatoes - Oven Fried Potatoes :rectnt
Potatoes - Pan-Fried Parsley Potatoes :rectnt
Potatoes - Papa a la Huancaína :rectnt *PIC*
Potatoes - Peruvian Home Fries
Potatoes - Pierogie Casserole
Potatoes - Pierogies :rectnt
Potatoes - Potato Casserole :rectnt
Potatoes - Potato Croquettes with Ham
Potatoes - Potato-Tomato Gratin :photo
Potatoes - Quarter Oven Fries :rectnt
Potatoes - Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes *PIC*
Potatoes - Russian Potato & Mushroom Croquettes
Potatoes - Scallopini :rectnt
Potatoes - Shepherd's Pie With Squash And Potato Topping
Potatoes - Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes & Ham :rectnt
Potatoes - Spicy Potato Wedges :rectnt
Potatoes - Tender Roasted Potatoes :rectnt :recrev :photo
Potatoes - Ulitmate Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes :rectnt :photo
Potatoes - Wasabe Potato Salad :rectnt
Potatoes - World's Best Potato Salad & Dressing *PIC*
Potatoes - Zucchini Twice-Baked Potatoes *PIC*
Quinoa - Quinoa and Cranberry Pilaf *PIC*
Quinoa - Quinoa en Salpicon (Quinoa Tabbouleh) *PIC*
Quinoa - Quinotto (Quinoa Risotto with Mushrooms) *PIC*
Quinoa - Risotto Style
Quinoa - Toasted Quinoa (or Barley) Pilaf
Ranch Potatoes :rectnt
Rice - Dirty Rice
Rice - Arroz Con Pollo :rectnt :photo :recrev *LINK*
Rice - Cheddar-Rice Pepper Cups
Rice - Cheesy Yummy Rice :rectnt
Rice - Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya *PIC*
Rice - Chinese Chicken Fried Rice II *PIC*
Rice - Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves)
Rice - Fried Rice :rectnt
Rice - Hawaiian Curry (LuAnn's) :rectnt
Rice - Island Shrimp Fried Rice
Rice - Jambalaya
Rice - Jasmine Rice with Shiitakes and Scallions *PIC*
Rice - Linda's Rice Pilaf :rectnt
Rice - LuAnn's Island Fried Rice (Vegan) :rectnt *PIC*
Rice - Mexican Rice
Rice - Oven Baked Brown Rice :rectnt
Rice - REJECT Jollof Rice :photo :recrev *LINK*
Rice - Rice and Raisins :photo :rectnt :recrev *LINK*
Rice - Rice-Green Chilies-Cheese Bake
Rice - Risotto With Beet Greens and Roasted Beets *PIC*
Rice - Sweet Pea Risotto Gratin *PIC*
Rice - Vegetable Paella :rectnt
Rice - Wild Rice and Orzo :rectnt
Rice - Wild Rice Casserole (Minnesota Style) *PIC*
Rice - YUMM Bowl :rectnt
Rice Pilaf with Toasted Almonds :rectnt
Roadside potatoes :rectnt
Sweet Potatoes - Baby Mini Yam Bake :rectnt *PIC*
Sweet Potatoes - Baked Sweet Potato *PIC*
Sweet Potatoes - Baked Sweet Potato Fries :rectnt
Sweet Potatoes - Baked Sweet Potato Fries :rectnt *PIC*
Sweet Potatoes - Candied Sweet Potatoes :rectnt
Sweet Potatoes - Candied Yams :rectnt
Sweet Potatoes - Citrus Sweet Potato Packets
Sweet Potatoes - Dolloped Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes - Holiday Yams :rectnt
Sweet Potatoes - Honey Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes - Maple Sweet Potatoes :rectnt
Sweet Potatoes - Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes with Toasted Pecans
Sweet Potatoes - Nutty Yam Bake :rectnt
Sweet Potatoes - Roasted Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Streusel
Sweet Potatoes - South African Sweet Potatoes (Slow Cooker Friendly) :rectnt
Sweet Potatoes - Sweet Potato Fries *PIC*
Sweet Potatoes - Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Dipping Sauce
Sweet Potatoes - Sweet Potato Pockets *PIC*
Sweet Potatoes - Sweet Potato Praline Souffle *LINK*
Sweet Potatoes - Sweet Potato Puffs :photo
Sweet Potatoes - Sweet Potatoes With Warm Black Bean Salad *PIC*
Tuscan Cheese Potato Bake *PIC*
Val's Tortellini Salad :rectnt *PIC*
Wacky Mac Broccoli & Sun-Dried Tomato Salad :rectnt *PIC*
Webby's Spinach, Artichoke and Chicken Lasagna :rectnt
Wonton - Wonton Wrappers :rectnt