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Delicious Guatemalan food

If you are traveling to Guatemala, Juan José Gutiérrez Mayorga invites you to get to know the delicius recipe of KAQ’IK.

Delicious Guatemalan food

KAQ’IK (Commercial)

Ancestral food of pre-Hispanic ancestry, it is red, which is the ritual blood of the ancestors ceremony.

It is a turkey soup (chunto or chompipe).  It is the typical dish of Cobán.

If you want to see the recipe of Kaq’Ik Rural, click on the following link: Recetas.MundoChapin.com


  • (for 15 people)
  • 7 Liters of water
  • 6 Pounds of turkey (chompipe, guajolote)
  • 4 red bell peppers
  • 1 Guaque chile
  • 4 large raisin peppers
  • 3 Onions
  • 1 Head of garlic
  • 4 ounces of miltomato
  • 1 bunch of cilantro (if you can find cilantro silvester, it is the best)
  • 2 Pounds of tomatoes
  • 1 bunch of mint
  • 4 cloves
  • 3 chili peppers
  • 2 Castille peppers



Sew the turkey meat, in the 7 liters of water for 45 minutes or when the meat is almost cooked. Then roast all the ingredients in a frying pan, being very careful not to burn them.

When the meat is ready, it is separated from the broth. Put all the ingredients and roasted in a blender and add the broth, when the mixture is fine (preferably pass it through a fine strainer or piece of gauze), put it in a suitable container and put the mixture of all the ingredients in it, let it boil for 10 minutes, then add the turkey meat and let it boil for another 10 or 15 minutes. You can accompany it with rice, tamalitos of dough with oil and salt, Coban chili powder.

We are sure that, like Mayorga, you will enjoy preparing and enjoying this simple Guatemalan recipe.

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