Popular Dishes in Chile
Empanadas - This is a traditional food in Chile. They are small pies that have been filled with olives, onions and beef.
Humitas - This is a favorite of the Chilean people. Humitas are made of grated corn that is mixed with fried onions, salt, pepper and basil.
Cazuela de ave - This is a stew made of potatoes, rice, onions, green peppers and chicken.
Chilean salad - A salad made of coriander, olive oil, onion, tomato and occasionally chili peppers.
Barros Jarpa - A common Chilean sandwich that is made of melted cheese and ham.
Crudo - This is a common Chilean dish that carries strong German influences. Finely chopped raw beef is put into a piece of white bread and lemon juice is added with chopped onions.
Charquican - Stew that is made of potato and squash chunks. It has different types of vegetables such as tomato, corn and carrots.
Pantruca - A dumpling that is cut up to be added to soup or beef stock.
Pastel de choclo - Common dish found in Chile that is made up of ground corn and basil. This is them added to chicken or ground beef, onions, black olives and hard boiled eggs.