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Salchipapas (Peruvian Sausages and Potatoes)

A recipe for Salchipapas (Peruvian Sausages and Potatoes)! Pan-fried hot dogs are served over a bed of fries and topped with parsley, ketchup, mustard, Aji Amarillo, and mayonnaise. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Peruvian
Keyword French Fries, fries, hot dog, Peru, Peruvian, potato, sausage
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 -4 Servings


  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 2 russet potatoes
  • 4 beef hot dogs or sausages

For Serving:

  • Freshly chopped parsley
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Aji Amarillo Paste
  • Mayonnaise


  • Fill a deep saucepan with at least 2 inches of the vegetable oil and place over medium high heat. Cover a large plate with paper towels and set aside.
  • Peel and cut the potatoes into fries 1/3-1/2 inch wide, then pat dry. Once the oil is heated to about 350˚F, add the potatoes in batches. Fry until golden and transfer to the towel-lined plate.
  • In a large pan, drizzle about 1 teaspoon oil over medium heat. Thinly slice the hot dogs into ovals and add to the heated pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through and golden. Add the fried potatoes, tossing to combine.
  • Serve hot with a sprinkling of parsley and ketchup, mustard, aji amarillo, and mayonnaise for dipping.