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This is a list of ingredients found in Chilean cuisine which are mostly those used in Mediterranean and Andean cuisine.

Grains and maize

Wheat

*Mote

Maize

Quinoa, a grain-like crop grown primarily for its edible seeds.

Legume

Bean

Meat

Llama

Alpaca

Guanaco

Rabbi

Horse meat

Beef

Charqui, a form of jerky common in South America made from dried and salted meat, usually horse, llama or beef.

Pork Meat

Goose

Seafood

Cod

Crab

Juan Fernandez lobster

Chilean mussel

Rainbow trout

Chilean sea urchin

Salmon

Centollo, a species of king crab, found off the Pacific coasts of South America

Congrio, the family of conger and garden eels

Merluza, a family of cod-like fishes, including most hakes.

Loco, a species of large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk native to the coasts of Chile and Peru.

Picoroco, a species of giant barnacles native to the coasts of Chile and southern Peru.

Piure, a class in the Urochordata subphylum of sac-like marine invertebrate filter feeders.

Cochayuyo, algae

Dairy product

Milk

Vegetables

Potato

**Chuno, a freeze-dried potato product

Chilean rhubarb

Sweet potato

Tomato

Artichoke

Basil

Cabbage

Carrot

Coriander

Garlic

Key lime

Onion

Fruits

Avocado

Magellan Barberry

Grape

Olive

*Olive oil

Quince

Cherimoya, a fruit

Lucuma, a subtropical fruit of Andean origin.

Mountain papaya, a fruit usually cooked as a vegetable, but is also eaten raw; like Papaya, it is rich in the digestive enzyme papain.

Murta, a shrub native to southern Chile. The fruit is a small red, white or purple berry 1 cm diameter with a strong strawberry flavour.

Pinon, The seeds are edible, similar to large pine nuts, and are extensively harvested in Chile.

Mushroom

Changle, fungi

Diguene, an orange-white coloured edible ascomycete fungus native to south-central Chile.

Herbs and spices

Boldo, herb

Yerba mate, The flavor of brewed yerba mate is strongly vegetal, herbal, and grassy, reminiscent of some varieties of green tea.

Sugar cane

Chancaca

Merken, It is a smoked and dried red hot chili pepper cacho cabra, which is ground into a powder.

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