digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

Guatitas
Alternative names Guatitas criollas
Type Stew
Main ingredients Tripe
Cookbook:Guatitas  Guatitas

Guatitas, or guatitas criollas is a popular dish in Chile and in Ecuador, where it is considered a national dish.

Guatitas is essentially a stew whose main ingredient is pieces of tripe (cow stomach), known locally as "guatitas". The tripe is often cleaned several times in a lemon-juice brine, after which it is cooked for a long time until the meat is tender. Then it is allowed to cool and finely chopped. There are various vegetarian versions of the dish in which wheat gluten is substituted for tripe. Other variations use strong-tasting fish such as tuna. The traditional Ecuadorian recipe is served hot and accompanied by potatoes and a peanut sauce.

The dish is often considered an acquired taste. Because of its strong taste, it is sometimes served in small quantities.

In Ecuador, it is believed that guatita helps relieve hangover symptoms.[1][2] For this reason, it is often served by restaurants early on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Related dishes[edit]

References[edit]


Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guatitas — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.

2 news items

 
El Universo
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:52:30 -0700

... de recolección de conchas y cangrejos, y con el comercio alrededor del mercado central, donde por años doña Goyita y varios comerciantes alimentaron a estos “guerreros” con reponedores jugos, maltas con huevo, guatitas mañaneras, encebollados y ...
 
Terra Chile
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 08:19:51 -0700

Tiene 32 años y, por estos días, protagoniza la nueva teleserie nocturna de Canal 13, “Chipe Libre”, en donde interpreta a la sicóloga “Julieta Ruiz”. Además, es locutora de radio Paula y anima el programa de 13C, “Factor de Cambio”. Una mujer que luce ...
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Talk About Guatitas

You can talk about Guatitas with people all over the world in our discussions.

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!