Calculated Nutrition Benefits
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories from Fat 252
Calories 249
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 28g 43 %
  Saturated Fat 14g 70 %
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 11g  
  Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 2mg 1 %
Sodium 27mg 1 %
Potassium 2mg  
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0 %
  Dietary Fiber 0g 0 %
  Sugars 0g  
  Other Carbohydrate 0g  
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 0 % Vitamin C 0 %
Calcium 0 % Iron 0 %
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  About Nutrition
  • Aji de Gallina

Posted By

Aji de Gallina

The history of Ají de Gallina could be traced back to the French Revolution (1789) which brought in Europe the bloom of new forms of politics, economics and, of course, traditions; new ways of thinking, new spiritual tendencias and certainly new cooking. Many of the noblemen's cooks lost their jobs after the Revolution and so decided to travel to the New World, bringing to this side of the world new recipes and techniques. These cooks were hired by the Criollan class as a way of demonstrating their wealth to the Spanish.* *From



50 minutes



4lbs. chicken
1/2 cup of oil
1/2 lb. of chopped nuts (I suggest walnuts p.e.)
2 tsp ground garlic
6 ajies amarillos
4 slices of bread
1 large tin of evaporated milk
4 oz. grated parmesan cheese
1 large onion , finely chopped
salt &

Cooking Instructions
Step 1 Boil the chicken in salted water. Remove from bone and break into bite size pieces. In a saucepan heat the oil and fry the onion, garlic and chili peppers, salt and pepper to taste. Fry until golden and add the bread which has been soaked in the chicken broth, having removed the crusts. Cook slowly for 10 minutes then add chopped nuts, grated cheese and chopped chicken. Two or three minutes before serving add the evaporated milk.
Step 2 Decorate the dish with halved potatoes and eggs quartered lengthwise and olives.
Step 3 I personally like it with rice