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Peruvian Causa Rellena

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Peruvian Causa Rellena
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 10
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Add Peruvian flavors to your meal with this layered potato and chicken recipe. A wonderful side dish made using sweet peas.

Ingredients

5
lb Yukon Gold potatoes, cut in half, cooked and peeled
1/4
cup fresh lime juice
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2
tablespoons Peruvian yellow chiles (aji amarillo), cooked, mashed
2
cups shredded cooked chicken breast
1/2
cup frozen sweet peas, cooked
2
medium carrots, peeled, finely chopped, cooked slightly (about 3/4 cup)
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2
tablespoons mayonnaise

Garnish

1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2
cup kalamata olives
2
hard-cooked eggs, peeled, cut into wedges
Bibb lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1 Press potatoes through potato ricer, or mash until smooth. In large bowl, mix potatoes, lime juice, salt, pepper and chiles. In medium bowl, mix chicken, peas, carrots, onion and mayonnaise.
  • 2 Place half of potato mixture on large serving platter; form into rectangle shape about 11x7 inches. Spoon chicken mixture over potato mixture on platter; sprinkle with additional salt and pepper as desired. Top with remaining potato mixture, shaping into rectangle shape.
  • 3 Refrigerate 1 hour before serving. Garnish top of potato mixture with parsley, olives and chopped eggs. Arrange lettuce leaves around potato mixture. Cut into squares.
Tips  

Cooked shredded rotisserie chicken can be used.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
50
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
(
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
370mg
15%
Potassium
1020mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
(
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
,
Sugars
3g
)
Protein
14g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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