List of Chilean ingredients

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This is a list of ingredients found in Chilean cuisine which are mostly those used in Mediterranean and Andean cuisine.

Grains and maize[edit]

Legume[edit]

Meat[edit]

  • Beef
  • Charqui, a form of jerky common in South America made from dried and salted meat, usually horse, llama or beef.
  • Pork
  • Goose

Seafood[edit]

Dairy products[edit]

Vegetables[edit]

Fruits[edit]

  • Avocado
  • Magellan Barberry
  • Grape
  • Olive
  • Quince
  • Cherimoya, a fruit
  • Lúcuma, a subtropical fruit of Andean origin.
  • Mountain papaya, a fruit usually cooked as a vegetable, but is also eaten raw; like Papaya, it is rich in the digestive enzyme papain.
  • Murta, a shrub native to southern Chile. The fruit is a small red, white or purple berry 1 cm diameter with a strong strawberry flavour.
  • Piñón, The seeds are edible, similar to large pine nuts, and are extensively harvested in Chile.

Mushroom[edit]

  • Changle, fungi
  • Digüeñe, an orange-white coloured edible ascomycete fungus native to south-central Chile.

Herbs and spices[edit]

  • Merkén, It is a smoked and dried red hot chili pepper cacho cabra, which is ground into a powder.

See also[edit]