Recipes with Aji Amarillo Paste
Aji Amarillo Paste is a yellow pepper paste that has a touch of sweet flavor. Aji amarillo is used in many traditional Peruvian dishes. It is one of the most important ingredients in Peruvian cuisine. With a fresh and fruity flavor, this pepper is the most popular in Peru. This ingredient is used in most local dishes.
In Peruvian cuisine, Aji Amarillo sauce is one of the main ingredients. It has a creamy texture. Aji amarillo paste adds spice and color to the dish. It is also served as a sauce with crispy chicken, vegetables and french fries.
This pepper is called "yellow hot pepper". As it ripens, its color turns bright orange. This pepper, which has a scent similar to raisin, has a fruity flavor.
Aji Amarillo, which contains antioxidants and flavonoids, is also very rich in vitamin C.
You can buy ready-made aji amarillo paste or you can prepare it at home. It is obtained by mixing pepper, onion, garlic and olive oil. If you can't find aji amarillo, you can use red and hot habanero pepper or Scotch Bonnet pepper.