You are here: Home » Recipes » Peruvian Chicken Skewers with Yucca Peruvian Chicken Skewers with Yucca Yield servings PrintEmail Ingredients Chicken:2 pounds boneless, skinless, chicken breast, cut into cubes (about 1 inch)3/4 cup red wine vinegar1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon pepper1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon ground achiote (annato)1 teaspoon turmeric1/2 cup aji panca paste (peruvian chile)3 tablespoons minced garlic10 -- wooden skewers1/4 -- vegetable oil for fryingFried Yucca root:2 pounds yucca root cooked (peeled, boiled and cut into french fry shape)3/4 cup vegetable oil -- Salt and pepper to tasteHuacatay Sauce:1 cup cream of aji amarillo2 tablespoons huacatay leaves (black mint)1 tablespoon lemon pepperGarnish:2 tablespoons chopped cilantro1 tablespoon chopped aji amarillo Instructions Chicken Skewers: Combine vinegar, cream of aji, salt, pepper, cumin, achiote, turmeric, aji-panca, and garlic in bowl add chicken and mix well. Cover and let marinate for as long as possible. Insert three pieces of Chicken on each skewer. On a hot skillet brush oil, fry the chicken brushing with the marinade constantly. When chicken is done put part of the marinade on the skillet and let cook then pour over the skewers. Fried Yucca Root: Pour oil into hot skillet and fry Yucca until golden and crispy. Season with salt pepper. Huacatay Sauce: Mix all in blender and blend until smooth. Plating: Plate Yucca root and garnish with chopped aji and chopped cilantro, put on the side the skewers and the Huacatay sauce on the side. 4 servings.