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Chilean Pichanga

A beloved appetizer in Chile.

  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8


  • 1/2 pound of smoked pork ham, 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/2 pound of mortadella or beef bologna, thick
  • 1/2 pound of cheese, sliced thickĀ  (Muenster or Havarti)
  • 1/2 pound of assorted olives
  • 1/2 pound of assorted veggies pickled: onions, cauliflower, carrots with juice
  • Optional: roasted tomatoes in oil, fresh carrots, diced cooked potatoes, hard goat cheese in cubes
  • fresh bread to serve


  1. Mix everything in a bowl. I let it sit refrigerated for one night.
  2. Serve cold with fresh bread.
  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Savory
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Chilean

Keywords: pichanga, chilean cuisine