How to Make Salchipapas: A Peruvian-Inspired Snack - Delishably - Food and Drink
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How to Make Salchipapas: A Peruvian-Inspired Snack

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How to make salchipapas, a Peruvian-inspired snack

How to make salchipapas, a Peruvian-inspired snack

Salchipapas is a popular type of Peruvian street food. It is a combination of beef sausages and French fries typically served with sauces such as ketchup. The word salchipapas is derived from the Spanish words salchicha, meaning sausage, and papa, meaning potato. At times, a fried egg or cheese is added on top.

As an alternative, I used hot dogs to replace the sausages. Then I served it with my homemade garlic aioli. Check out my recipe to enjoy this Peruvian street food in your own home.

salchipapas

salchipapas

Ingredients

  • 1 cheese dog, sliced
  • 1 hot dog, sliced
  • 250 grams French fries
  • Cooking oil

Utensils

For Preparation:

  • 1 medium bowl
  • 1 medium plate

For Cooking:

  • saute pan
  • frying pan
  • tongs
  • bowl
  • strainer

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

2 min

5 min

7 min

2 servings

Instructions

  1. Slightly oil the pan. Cook hot dogs. Set aside.
  2. Heat enough oil in the pan for deep-frying.
  3. Deep-fry the French fries. Cook until slightly tender.
  4. Remove the fries. Allow them to cool down a bit.
  5. Fry the French fries again. Cook until golden brown. Set aside.
  6. In a large bowl, toss fries and hot dogs. Serve with your favorite sauce.

Salchipapas Step-by-Step Procedure

Tips and Techniques

  • Use any kind of hot dogs.
  • Replace hot dogs with sausages.
  • Double-frying the French fries makes them more crunchy.
  • Serve salchipapas with any dip or condiment of your choice.
salchipapas with garlic aioli

salchipapas with garlic aioli

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Comments

Travel Chef (author) from Manila on January 10, 2019:

HI Pamela,

I agree. It's really simple. Who would imagine that the combination of fries and hotdog can be a popular snack in other places of the world.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on December 23, 2018:

This is so simple to make and I think my family would love it as well.

Travel Chef (author) from Manila on December 20, 2018:

Hi Liz,

I agree. Tasty and affordable. Love this recipe!

Liz Westwood from UK on December 20, 2018:

This looks like a tasty snack.