Cau Cau Recipe | Receta Cau Cau
The classic cau cau recipe uses tripe but modern versions of the dish use chicken and even seafood as its main ingredient.
Cau cau is typically seasoned with aji amarillo, cumin, red onions, turmeric and garlic.
Heat the oil in a large pot. Once hot, add the onion, garlic, cumin, aji pepper and turmeric and sauté until onion is translucent. Add the tripe and diced potatoes.
Cook tripe and potatoes until fully cooked. Add peas. Sprinkle remaining mint and chopped cilantro on top.
To serve add lemon juice and chopped ají pepper. Serve with white rice.