98% would make again
Peruvian Lomo Saltado
featured in Fries Around the World
This traditional Peruvian dish is a delicious blend of Asian and Latin flavors. Tender strips of steak are stir-fried with onions, tomatoes, and French fries, creating a hearty and flavorful meal that is perfect for any occasion.
May 15, 2023
for 4 servings
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
- 1 lb sirloin steak (455 g), cut into strips
- salt, to taste
- black pepper, to taste
- ½ red onion, sliced
- 1 medium tomato, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon aji amarillo paste
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1 lb french fries (455 g), cooked, hot
- white rice, cooked, for serving, optional
- Calories 437
- Fat 24g
- Carbs 26g
- Fiber 3g
- Sugar 3g
- Protein 26g
Estimated values based on one serving size.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large pan over high heat. Add the steak, season with salt and pepper, and cook until browned, 5-6 minutes. Remove from the pan.
- Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in the same pan, then add the red onion and cook for about 5 minutes, until softened and browned. Add the tomato, garlic, and aji amarillo paste, and cook for another 5-7 minutes, until the tomatoes have released some of their juices, but are still intact.
- Add the soy sauce and vinegar and stir to combine, let cook for 1 minute.
- Add the steak, fries, and cilantro. Toss gently to coat the fries in the sauce.
- Serve with rice, if desired.