Chilean cuisine stems mainly from the combination of traditional Spanish cuisine, Chilean Mapuche culture and local ingredients, with later important influences from other European cuisines, particularly from Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and France.
Here Are the national and famous dishes you should try in Chile.
Carbonada Chilena is a traditional stew. It is prepared with a combination of beef (often chuck roast), potatoes, carrots, bell peppers, celery, onions, pumpkin, corn, peas, garlic, paprika, oregano, beef stock, bay leaves, salt, pepper, and olive oil.
It is served in a soup dish with abundant broth sprinkled with parsley.
It can be served with rice.
Caldillo de congrio
Caldillo de congrio is a fish soup made with eel as its key ingredient. The dish is made by boiling together fish heads, onion, garlic, coriander, carrots, and pepper. Optionally, heavy cream can also be stirred into the soup. Caldillo de congrio is typically seasoned with salt and black pepper, and it is garnished with coriander, parsley, or scallions.
This soup is traditionally paired with crusty bread and a glass of wine on the side.
Churrasco is a delicious Chilean-style steak sandwich, topped with mayo, tomato, and avocado referred to as palta -a local name for mashed avocados.
The sandwich is served between two slices of freshly baked Chilean bread called pan amasado.
It includes a fried egg, caramelized onion, and tons of Chilean french fries. The Churrasco sandwich comes in different options. Either with avocado (con palta), with tomatoes (con tomatoes), or completo which means with the full ingredients: tomatoes, avocado, and mayonnaise.