8 Dishes to Try in Peru (Slideshow)

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Lomo Saltado

Chifa, a Peruvian take on Chinese food, was borne out of a wave of Chinese immigration to Peru in at the turn of the 20th century. While chifa is worth seeking out in its own right, if you don’t have that much time, then get a taste of Peruvian-Chinese fusion in lomo saltado, in which strips of beef are stir-fried with soy sauce, onions, tomatoes and peppers and served with rice and French fries.