Chilean Condiments

Commonly used salsas and sauces in Chile.

11 May 2010

Assado chilano - Condiment of herbs, onions, olive oil and purèed pepper applied to meats and fish.

A Chilean condiment made of coriander, chopped onion, olive oil, garlic, ground or pureed spicy aji peppers.

is most commonly spooned on meat, usually from a barbecue.

If you add chopped tomatoes it is called Chancho en piedra.

It is also used on bread, in lieu of butter, for example on a choripán.

In far northern Chile it is used as a sauce, the Bolivian llajwa.

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