Bizarre Foods: Iquitos, Peru, Pictures

Andrew Zimmern goes off the grid in Iquitos, Peru, in the heart of the Amazon. Go behind the scenes with Andrew as he wrestles giant paiche fish, indulges in grilled coconut grubs and more.

Fish for Breakfast

Andrew is served Amazon River fish for breakfast with the Bora tribe.

Artificial Village

The central building of the artificial village near Iquitos, where members of the Bora tribe perform traditional dances and sell handmade crafts.

Fishing in the Amazon River

Andrew fishes with Walter Arimuya in a tributary of the Amazon River.

A Bag of Frogs

Andrew Zimmern talking with Walter Arimuya, who holds a bag of live frogs that he's about to turn into lunch. 

Cooking on the Grill

Amazon River fish cooking on the grill, along with skewered pieces of yucca plant.

A House Pet

A tapir, the house pet at a waterfront restaurant.

Bellavista Market Skewers

Skewers of grubs cooking on the grill at Bellavista Market.

Cooked Frog

Frogs in plantain leaf, cooked with fresh tomato, garlic and chilies.

Snail for Sale

Andrew holds one of the giant snails for sale at Belen Market in Iquitos, Peru.

Belen Market Cuisine

Giant snail stew, yucca and vegetables, cooked and served at Belen Market.