Tallarin saltado recipe Peruvian stirfry noodles
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5 from 2 votes

Tallarin Saltado - Peruvian Stir-Fry Noodles with Chicken

Tallarín Saltado is a Peruvian stir-fry chicken & noodle dish that uses local South American ingredients combined with Asian influences.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Peruvian
Keyword: chifa, noodles, stir-fry
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 398kcal



  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil
  • ½ lb Chicken Breast
  • ½ Red Onion cut into slices, layers separated
  • 1 Red Sweet Pepper cut lengthwise
  • 4 Spring Onions
  • 1 Tomato sliced, seeds removed
  • ½ tsp Black pepper
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Ginger chopped or minced
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 10.5 oz Spaghetti boiled, drained and washed with cold water


  • Turn on medium-high heat. Place a pan or a wok and add oil.
    step 1 ingredients for tallarin saltado recipe - heat oil in pan
  • Once heated add the chicken breasts and cook for 5 minutes.
    step 2 heat chicken breast chunks in oil
  • Now add the red onion, and the spring onions (just the whites, cut lengthwise). Cook for 5 minutes.
    step 3 add red onion spring onions
  • Add the tomatoes and stir. Season with black pepper and salt. Stir again and cook for 5 more minutes.
    step 4 add tomatoes to wok
  • Now add soy sauce and ginger. Stir and cook 5 more minutes.
    step 5 add soy sauce and ginger to tallarines
  • Add spring onions, the greens (chopped). Stir.
    step 6 add spring onion
  • Add the boiled spaghetti (noodles), stir and cook for 3 minutes.
    step 7 add cooked egg noodle and stir
  • Serve and enjoy this wonderful Peruvian meal.
    finished tallarin saltado dish in wok


Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 620mg | Potassium: 574mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1324IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg