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Peruvian Causa Rellena

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Peruvian Causa Rellena
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Cooked shredded rotisserie chicken can be used.

Nutrition Information

320 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 14g Protein, 53g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
50
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.

More About This Recipe

  • Add Peruvian flavors to your meal with this layered potato and chicken recipe. A wonderful side dish made using sweet peas.
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