Lomo Saltado

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Lomo Saltado is a dish that is part stir-fry (inspired by the Chinese food, as there are many Chinese restaurants called "chifas" in Peru thanks to a large population of Asian immigrants) and part traditional.

Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time:

Serves: 4


1 1/8 pounds sirloin steak
1 teaspoon pimenton
1/2 teaspoon oregano
2 onions, cut in strips lengthwise
1 clove garlic, minced
1 jalapeno pepper, cut in fine strips
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tomatoes, quartered
1 tablespoon parsley
1 1/8 pounds potatoes, cut into strips
Oil as needed


Notes: To speed up cooking time you can use storebought french fries..

Heat 4 tablespoons oil in pan.
Cut meat into approximately 2 1/2 cm x 1 cm pieces and panfry. Season with salt, pepper, and cumin. Mix in pimenton and oregano.
Remove meat from pan and put aside.
Combine onions, garlic, pepper and vinegar, cook for several minutes. Add tomatoes and mix well. Return meat to pan and sprinkle with parsley.
Fry the potatoes in hot oil.

Serve dish with the french fries and some white rice.


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