In the heart of Santiago it is possible to taste some of the most exquisite preparations of the national maritime gastronomy.
Close to the historic center and the main means of transport, Restaurant Vichuquén del Almacruz Hotel and Convention Center offers a varied menu in which the products of the sea are the undisputed protagonists, ideal for those who, as they pass through Santiago de Chile, seek to make a delicious break in their tour of the capital.
1. Caldillo de congrio
Traditional Chilean recipe recognized worldwide, among other things, by the ode that Pablo Neruda - poet and Nobel Prize for Literature (1971) - will dedicate to this dish . This tasty broth is prepared based on onion, tomato, garlic, potatoes and, of course, conger eel, the main element of this culinary delight.
2. fried conger
Undoubtedly, one of the most requested dishes by those who seek to taste the benefits of the Pacific. The experience consists of battered medallions, accompanied by a fresh Chilean salad prepared with tomato, onion and cilantro.
Blue fish rich in nutrients, a classic of the cold waters of the Chilean coast. Its firm and tasty flesh is ideal to consume it prepared in multiple ways, and Restaurant Vichuquén proposes a caramelized salmon with a dish of chañar and quinoa with avocado, do you dare?
Marinated fish and seafood typical of the Latin American cuisine of the Pacific coast. It is a dish with citrus touches served cold, ideal for eating at the start, as a basic dish on hot days or as a light accompaniment to enjoy with a white wine on the terrace of the hotel.
5. Albacore to mango butter
Tender white meat, the albacore (or swordfish) is one of the most tasty alternatives when it comes to prefer fish. Gilded to the point with an exquisite blend of mango butter, this dish is a mix of colors and flavors only available at Restaurant Vichuquén.
6. Shrimp timbale
The shrimps in an interesting preparation and presentation are one of the obligatory dishes when it comes to taste flavors of the sea. If you are looking for variety and alternative, a shrimp kettledrum with different mixtures of ingredients and flavor will be an excellent entry.
7. Tuna with basil oil
Basil oil served especially to nourish and accompany a cut of tuna over an exquisite hot preparation. Like salmon, tuna is one of the blue fish with the most health benefits and can be prepared in an infinity of recipes like you can know here.
If after reading this note your appetite was opened, the recommendation is to dare to savor the delights that the Vichuquén Restaurant of the Almacruz Hotel and Convention Center has for you.