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Ay Ay Picante Peruvian Cuisine

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  •    Peruvian, Seafood

Piqueos Vegetarianos/Vegetarian Appetizers

Huancaínas (Origen Sierra)
Choice of boiled potatoes or fried yuquitas, covered with a creamy blend of cheeses and aji amaril...
$8.00
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Choclo con Queso (Origen Andino)
A whole Peruvian white corn served with slices of panela cheese
$7.00
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Ensalada Mixta
Lettuce and tomato tossed in citrus dressing topped with onions and slices of avocado
$10.00
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Palta Rellena Vegetariana
Once called “Aligator Pear”, a delicious avocado stuffed with green peas, diced potatoes, carrots...
$8.00
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Platos Vegetarianos/Vegetarian Entrées

Fettuccini al Oleo con Champiñones (Origen Italiano Peruano)
Mushrooms and fettuccini sautéed in virgin olive oil and sweet red peppers
$14.00
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Tallarines Verdes al Albahaca con Champiñones (Origen Italiano Peruano)
Peruvian style sautéed mushrooms and fettuccine in a homemade green sauce, made with albahaca (bas...
$16.00
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Vegetales al Oleo (Origen Italiano Peruano)
Sautéed mushrooms, broccoli, carrots, red onions, and sweet red peppers. Served with steamed or fr...
$12.00
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Arroz Chaufa con Champiñones (Origen Chino Peruano)
Peruvian-Chinesestyle fried rice tossed with sautéed mushrooms, eggs, red pepper and green onions....
$13.00
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Champiñones Saltados
Mushrooms sautéed in olive oil, albahaca (basil), garlic, red peppers and white wine
$8.00
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Piqueos/Appetizers

Empanada Peruana (Comida del Virreynato XVII)
A pastry stuffed with seasoned lean beef, eggs and raisins. Accompanied by our spicy hot sauce
$3.00
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Palta Rellena con Pollo (Origen Nuovo Andino)
Avocado stuffed with shredded chicken, diced potatoes, green peas, carrots, mayonnaise and olives
$10.00
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Palta Rellena con Camarones (Origen Nuovo Andino)
Avocado stuffed with large shrimps, diced potatoes, green peas, carrots, mayonnaise and olives
$13.00
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Papa Rellena (Origen Criollo)
Twice cooked mashed potato (deep fried), stuffed with seasoned lean beef, eggs and raisins. Served...
$8.00
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Anticuchos (Origen Afro Peruano)
Two skewers of marinated beef hearts with seared potatoes
$8.00
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Chicharrón de Calamares (Origen Afro Chino Peruano)
Deep-fried seasoned calamari. Accompanied by salsa criolla, corn and fried yucca
$14.00
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Tamal Peruano (Origen Arequipa)
Peruvian tamale filled with chicken, nuts and Peruvian black olives and cooked in banana leaf. Acc...
$8.00
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Sopas Grandes/Large Soups

Parihuela (Origen Mediterraneo)
A fisherman’s stew made with fish, shrimp, calamari, mussels, octopus, chicha de jora (Inca corn b...
$19.00
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Sopa de Mariscos (Origen Costa)
Mixed seafood soup with fish, octopus, shrimp, mussels, squid, onions, tomatoes, cooked with Inca...
$19.00
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Chupe de Camarones (Origen Arequipa)
Creamed soup cooked with shrimp, a blend of spices, egg, salsa madre (fish broth)and a hint of Hua...
$19.00
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Chicharrónes/Fried Seafood Entrées

Chicharrón de Calamares (Origen Afro Chino Peruano)
Deep-fried breaded tender calamari seasoned in mixture of spices such as siyao (soy sauce). Accomp...
$20.00
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Jalea de Mariscos (Origen Chino Peruano)
Deep-fried breaded calamari, shrimp and fish seasoned in a mixture of spices such as siyao (soy sa...
$21.00
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Chicharrón De Pescado (Origen Chino Peruano)
Deep fried strips of tilapia fillet marinated in garlic and siyao (soy sauce). Accompanied by sals...
$18.00
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Camarones Fritos
Fried breaded jumbo shrimp marinated in garlic and siyao (soy sauce). Served with a house salad, r...
$21.00
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Grilled Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp marinated in garlic and siyao (soy sauce). Served with a house salad, rice or homemad...
$21.00
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Filete Alo Macho
Deep fried, steamed, or pan seared fillet of tilapia topped with a combination of seafood that is...
$21.00
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Pescado Frito
A dish found on every street in Lima. Tilapia lightly seasoned in garlic, breaded and fried. Serve...
$18.00
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Mariscos/Seafood Entrées

Sudado de Camarones (Origen Costa Norte)
Steamed jumbo shrimp cooked in shrimp bisque. Served with steamed rice and potato
$21.00
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Filete De Pescado Sudado (Origen Ay Ay Picante)
Tilapia fillet, marinated in Chef Don Lucas’ signature sauce, steamed with tomatoes and onions wit...
$19.00
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Sudado de Mariscos (Origen Costa Norte)
Chef Don Lucas’ signature steamed seafood combination cooked in vino blanco(white wine), onions an...
$21.00
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Arroz con Mariscos (Origen Criollo)
Delicious shrimps, octopus, calamari and mussels served in seasoned rice made with red peppers, gr...
$21.00
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Tallarines Saltados con Camarones (Origen Italiano Chino)
Sautéed fettuccine with jumbo shrimps and cooked with siyao (soy sauce)
$20.00
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Carne y Pollo/Meat and Poultry

Lomo Saltado (Origen Chino Peruano)
Lima style sautéed lean beef, tomatoes, garlic, cilantro, onions on a "mountain" of homemade fries...
$18.00
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Pollo Saltado (Origen Chino Peruano)
Boneless chicken breast sautéed with cilantro, tomatoes, onions, garlic and spices. Served with ho...
$18.00
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Seco de Carne (Origen Limeño)
Beef cooked with chicha de Jora (Inca corn beer), green peas, ají especial (sun-dried red chili)....
$18.00
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Seco de Cordero (Origen Norteño)
Lamb cooked with chicha de Jora (Inca beer), green peas, ají especial (sun-dried red chili). Accom...
$20.00
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Ají de Gallina (Origen Limeño)
Shredded breast of chicken cooked with eggs, peanuts, aji amarillo and cheeses. Accompanied by ste...
$18.00
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Papas a la Diabla con Bistec (Origen Andino)
Grilled steak with steamed “Devil” potatoes served with Huancaína cheese and yellow pepper sauce....
$20.00
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Arroz con Pollo (Origen Limeño)
Breast of chicken, rice, cilantro, red peppers, and green peas cooked in Inca corn beer
$18.00
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Bistec Encebollado
Grilled steak topped with sautéed tomatoes, cilantro, siyao, vinegar, cilantro and onions. Accompa...
$18.00
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Tallarines Verdes con Bistec o Bistec Apanado (Origen Italiano Peruano)
Fettuccine in green albahaca sauce with grilled or breaded steak
$20.00
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Chaufas/Fried Rice

Arroz Chaufa con Carne (Origen Chino Peruano)
Fried rice with beef, eggs, red peppers and green onions. Cooked with soy sauce,sesame oil and gar...
$17.00
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Arroz Chaufa con Pollo (Origen Chino Peruano)
Fried rice with chicken, eggs, red peppers and green onions. Cooked with soy sauce,sesame oil and...
$17.00
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Arroz Chaufa con Mariscos (Origen Chino Peruano)
Fried rice seafood, eggs, red peppers and green onions. Cooked with soy sauce, garlic and sesame oil
$21.00
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Arroz Chaufa con Camarones (Origen Chino Peruano)
Fried rice shrimp, eggs, red peppers and green onions. Cooked with soy sauce, garlic and sesame oil
$21.00
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Tradiciones Peruanas

Churrasco a la Parrilla
Grilled sirloin steak marinated in Bardales's family recipe served with a choice of fried potatoes...
$22.00
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Brochetas De Lunahuaná (Origen Cañete)
Skewers of salmon and shrimp marinated in fish sauce. Accompanied by steamed garlic rice
$22.00
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Salmón Limeño (Origen Limeño)
Pan-seared salmon topped with seafood sauce and mushrooms. Potatoes and vegetables
$22.00
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Fettuccini al Oleo con Salmón
Fettuccine sautéed in a light wine oily sauce, basil, garlic and sweet red peppers topped with a p...
$22.00
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Medallón de Lomo Fino
Filet mignon cooked on the grill topped with sautéed mushrooms in a red wine sauce. Served with ma...
$23.00
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Lomo Fino Tierra y Mar
Surf and Turf. Filet mignon with Parmesan cheese mushrooms, shrimp, octopus and calamari, sautéed...
$25.00
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Brochetta Frutos Del Mar (Origen Nuovo Andino)
Skewers of seasoned tilapia, large shrimp, onions and sweet red peppers cooked on the grill. Accom...
$22.00
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Picante De Mariscos (Origen Criollo)
Fresh seafood combo sautéed in white wine fish sauce and mixed with salsa de Huancaina (cheese pep...
$20.00
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Maravillas Del Mar
Shrimp, octopus, squid and mushroom cooked in a wine sauce. Served with steamed rice
$20.00
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Fettuccine Al Olivo Con Camarones (Origen Italiano Peruano)
Shrimp and fettuccini sautéed in olive oil, white wine, albahaca (basil), and red peppers
$20.00
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Pescado a la Vasca (Origen Vasco de España)
The tilapia is slightly seared and slightly sweet. Topped with sautéed onions, mushrooms and peppe...
$20.00
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Pollo Al La Parrilla (Origen Criollo)
Grilled chicken breast marinated in Bardales's family recipe and white wine. Served with steamed g...
$19.00
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Cau Cau de Mariscos (Origen Crio)
Casserole of seafood, diced potatoes and green peas, cooked with ground mild of Peruvian spices an...
$20.00
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Cebiche Bar

Cebiche de Champiñones (Origen Nuovo Andino)
A plate of mushrooms marinated in lime juice and Peruvian Rocoto chilies. Accompanied by sweet pot...
$14.00
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Cocktail De Camarones
Jumbo shrimp, served with avocado, and lettuce topped with a Peruvian golf sauce
$14.00
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Cocktail De Cebiche
Fresh tilapia marinated in lime juice and Peruvian Rocoto chilies served in a martini glass
$13.00
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Choros a la Chalaca (Origen Callao)
Mussels on the half shell marinated in a succulent sauce made with lime juice, corn, onions, spice...
$9.00
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Cebiche de Pescado (Comida Nacional del Peru)
A plate of fresh tilapia marinated in leche de tigre (limejuice and Peruvian Rocoto chilies). Acco...
$17.00
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Cebiche de Camarones (Comida Nacional del Peru)
A plate of jumbo shrimp marinated in leche de tigre (limejuice and Peruvian Rocoto chilies). Accom...
$20.00
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Cebiche Mixto (Comida Nacional del Peru)
A plate of variety of seafood and tilapia marinated in leche de tigre - lime juice and Peruvian Ro...
$20.00
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Tiradito (Origen Japones Peruano)
Tilapia cut into fine slices, similar to sashimi, is marinated in Peruvian spices, ají Amarillo (y...
$17.00
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Bebidas/Drinks

English Breakfast Tea
$3.00
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Chamomile Tea
$3.00
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Te Frío
Bottomless fresh ice tea with a slice of lime
$2.50
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Café Colombiano
Bottomless brewed coffee from Columbia
$2.50
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Espresso
$2.50
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Cappuccino
Espresso, hot milk, and steamed-milk froth
$3.00
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Café Ole
Coffee with milk
$3.00
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Latte
Steamed milk with espresso
$3.00
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Café Cortado
Espresso with a little milk
$3.00
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Chocolate
Hot chocolate made with milk
$3.00
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Inca Kola
Peru’s national soda with a bubble gum flavor
$2.50
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Refrescos Americanos
Sodas
$2.00
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Jugos
Juices
$2.00
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Chicha Morada (Vaso)
$3.00
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Chicha Morada (Jarra)
$10.00
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Guarniciones/Side Orders

Salsa de Ay Ay Picante
16 or 32 Ounces of homemade "Aji" hot chili peper sauce
$7.00
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Rocoto
Red Peruvian chili pepper
$3.00
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Platanos Fritos
Fried plantains
$5.00
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Aceitunas de Botija
Peruvian black olives
$3.00
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Salsa Criolla
Thin slices of red onions marinated in lime juice
$5.00
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Frejoles Canarios
Peruvian canary beans cooked with bacon, garlic and onions
$6.00
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Salsa Huancaina
Cheese sauce made with mild Peruvian yellow pepper and panela cheese
$5.00
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Palta
Fresh whole avocado
$4.00
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Papas Fritas
French fries
$4.00
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Arroz Blanco
Steamed with garlic rice
$4.00
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Pure de Papas
Smashed potatoes seasoned with salt and pepper
$5.00
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Yuquitas Fritas
Fried yucca, potato of the Amazon
$4.00
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About Ay Ay Picante Peruvian Cuisine

(773) 427-4239 • 4569 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60630

The food is prepared by Peruvian chefs using Peruvian spices. This makes the dishes delicious and authentic. The food can be both exotic and familiar.