Lomo Saltado

lomo saltado Entree Latin American
Lomo Saltado
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4

Peruvian stir fry a.k.a. steak on veggies on fries on rice a.k.a. TASTY MAGIC. MORE+ LESS-

Updated May 11, 2017


bag (1 lb) frozen French fries
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
lb sirloin or ribeye, sliced into 1/2-inch strips
Salt and pepper to taste
medium tomato, sliced into thin wedges
medium red onion, sliced
tablespoon tomato paste
tablespoon minced garlic
teaspoons white vinegar
teaspoon ground cumin
teaspoon soy sauce
cup brown ale or beef broth
to 3 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
Steamed rice, for serving


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  • 1
    Begin by gathering your ingredients.
  • 2
    Bake frozen fries according to package directions. Set aside.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, heat a large (preferably cast-iron) skillet over medium-high heat; add oil. Liberally season steak strips with salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Add steak to skillet and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
  • 5
    Add tomato and onion to skillet; toss. Cook until onion is translucent, about 3 minutes.
  • 6
    Add tomato paste, garlic, vinegar, cumin and soy sauce; toss to coat. Pour in beer and cook until veggies are cooked through, about 3-5 more minutes. Add more salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
  • 7
    Lightly toss steak and veggies mixture with fries. Garnish with parsley. Serve over steamed rice.

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More About This Recipe

  • Let me get something out of the way here: I. LOVE. STEAK. For someone on a mostly vegetarian diet, I eat steak, like, once a year tops. So you’d better believe that when I do eat it, I make sure it’s dang delicious. My latest annual consumption of steak was in the form of this here Lomo Saltado, a.k.a. Peruvian stir fry, a.k.a. steak and veggies on top of fries on top of rice all culminating in what can only otherwise be described as the most magical, the most amazing, the most tastiest dish in all the land. When you’ve got steak and fries together on the same plate, I MEAN… Really. You just can’t go wrong. I have a super-duper crush on this dish for the above reasons, but also because it has crazy-unique, crazy-yummy ingredients that make it a meal. For example, we’re gonna put garlic, tomato paste, vinegar, soy sauce, cumin and beer (oh yeah, did I mention there’s also BEER in this mo’? Well, there is) all up in the steak n’ veggies mixture. But I’ll get to that in a minute. SO EXCITED. If you’re into eating really, really, ridiculously good steak dishes, this is your bestest friend.

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