What is Leche de Tigre?
In the past, the juice that remains when preparing Peruvian ceviche was called leche de tigre. The name arises because this delicious little juice has a whitish tone, in addition to having the reputation of being a powerful hangover remedy and a powerful aphrodisiac.
What are the benefits of tiger milk?
Consuming tiger milk up to four times a week helps fight anemia. Lack of iron is one of the reasons why anemia is a public health problem. A Peruvian dish like leche de tigre can fill that nutritional gap. The power of Tiger Milk Peru its most emblematic flag: Tiger’s milk. One of the thousand legends that are written about tiger’s milk, tells us that “tiger” is used for its aphrodisiac power, many Peruvians call this recipe “Peruvian viagra”.
In La Chata Restaurant in the city of Paterson they prepare and sell this miraculous drink that they say makes even honeymooners.
1 piece of ginger 50 gr white fish 1 clove of garlic, 2 sprigs of coriander and celery Lemon juice Salt pepper Hot pepper paste Fish soup .
Preparation of tiger milk
We squeeze the lemon juice. We add the fish and the fish broth. Peel the celery to remove the filaments and cut into very small pieces. Peel and julienne the red onion. Put the chopped onion and celery in the blender glass and add salt, pepper, fresh coriander and ice. (It is to balance acidity and maintain a cool temperature) We grind until we get a creampie. Depending on the broth you use, the texture obtained will depend. Ideally, it should be light, nothing thick. It is optional to increase the amount of spice (chili pepper or hot pepper). To keep it fresh, put it in the refrigerator for a few hours. Serve in a large glass, accompanied by chifles, canchita serrana. Leche de tigre can be served as a side, as an aperitif or as a garnish.
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