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Peruvian Anticuchos

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Category: Peppers, Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Aji or Jalapeno chiles,
  • -chopped, stems and seeds
  • -removed
  • 3 tb Dried crushed red chiles
  • -(Piquin chiles) seeds
  • -included
  • 1 tb Achiote (red seeds of
  • -Annatto tree, available in
  • -Latin markets, or in some
  • -spice areas of grocers)
  • 1 1/2 ts Cumin seeds
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 4 Cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3/4 c Red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 4 lb Beef heart, cut into 1"
  • -cubes (substitute sirloin
  • -or chicken breast)


Simmer the Annatto and cumin seeds in the oil for 5 minutes. Strain the
oil and discard the seeds.
Place all the ingredients for the marinade in a blender and puree until
smooth. Marinate the meat in the mixture overnight, refigerated.
Thread meat onto skewers and grill over charcoal or under the over
broiler until medium-rare, basting frequently with the marinade.
Heat index: 6 on a scale of 1-10

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