Ecuadorian Street Food: carne en palito, chuzos or pinchos
To help you discover some of the country’s known and unknown cuisine, we have written a series of blog posts, each for a different dish or street food option.
Today we will share all about carne en palito, a.k.a. chuzos or pinchos.
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About carne en palito
One of the popular comfort foods or street foods in Ecuador is carne en palito. After all, it is not only tasty street food but also an affordable one.
Carne en palito translates to “meat on a stick,” they are thin beef skewers that are sold on carts around the country and are very popular at fairs or local events.
How and where to eat them
You’ll find carts selling carne en palito all over the country
Carne en palito is normally served ready to eat, and in some cases, vendors have sauces behind their grills so that customers can add the sauce of their choice.
Most carts selling carne en palito also offer choclo asado, which is another tasty street food option.
If you are hungry and want something filling, try eating carne en palito.
Have you tried carne en palito?
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