Pollo Saltado, or Peruvian Chicken Stir Fry, is a flavorful fusion cuisine with a mix of stir fry chicken, veggies, and potato fries. This dish offers spiced chicken, peppers, tomatoes, onions, a delicious vinegar based sauce, mixed with fries and served over rice.
Course: Chicken, Main Dish
Keyword: chicken stir fry, pollo saltado
1lbchicken breast cut into 1 inch strips
Salt and pepper
1tspaji amarillo paste
2Tbsred wine vinegar
2Roma tomatoessliced and deseeded
1/2a yellow bell pepper
1/2cupsliced red onion
1lbfrozen french friescooked according to package directions
2cupscooked white rice
Start preparing the french fries according to package directions as well as the rice.
Meanwhile, in a large, heavy bottom skillet, heat olive oil, and add chicken strips.
I used my Anolon Skilletbecause it is heavy duty, provides even heating wit reduced hot spots, and it is metal utensil safe.
Season with salt and pepper.
Sear chicken, and cook until cooked through (about 5 minutes), flipping as needed.
Remove chicken from pan and add in minced garlic and aji amarillo paste, stir for about 30 seconds, then add in white vinegar, red wine vinegar, soy sauce, tomatoes, yellow bell pepper, and red onion slices
Saute until slightly fragrant, but veggies should still be crunchy.
Add chicken back into pan, and stir.
Cook 1-2 minutes until onions are soft, but peppers still have some crunch.