How to make it

  • Cut ajies on both ends.
  • With a small spoon, carefully remove seeds and veins.
  • Soak in water overnight. DO NOT REFRIGERATE.
  • Drain and dry.
  • Drain bread to eliminate excess milk, discard milk and combine bread with meat.
  • Season with salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Carefully stuff ajies with meat mixture.
  • Cut each ají crosswise in 3 or 4 pieces and transfer them to a lightly oiled cookie sheet.
  • Place a wooden toothpick in center of each.
  • Bake in preheated oven to 350ºF for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and arrange on a serving dish.

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  • jimrug1 10 years ago
    What a great idea for an appetizer. These sound delicious. I am growing aji in my garden. Can't wait to try this... Thanks Jim
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    " It was excellent "
    stacip ate it and said...
    This sounds spicy and yummy.
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  • dee 11 years ago
    I can not wait to try these. I will have to wait to get some of the Aji's here in Tampa as they are on at the shops more into the summer time, but I love them. They are a great little chili pepper. YUM. Here is a recipe from Peru that you might enjoy!
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