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Lomo saltado

🍳 25 min

🔥 359 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova

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Lomo saltado

4 g

Proteins

26 g

Carbs

1 g

Fats

Servings

Lomo saltado is one of the most famous dishes in Chinese-Peruvian cuisine. The dish looks like a quick mashup of ingredients. Such a preparation technique reflects the local cultures and tastes. Depending on where you live, the most problematic product to find might be ají amarillo, a yellow-ish orange Peruvian chili pepper with a fruity flavor that balances its heat. So we've prepared for you the recipe where you put bell pepper that can easily be found in the nearest supermarket. 

It may seem strange to have two carbs in one dish, but lomo saltado must be served with crispy potato fries and steamed rice (of course, if desired)—these staple carbs in both Chinese and Peruvian cuisines. However, you have options for serving them. Some like the rice and fries on the side. Others toss the fries in with the stir-fry. You can layer everything like a rice bowl with rice on the bottom, topped with fries, then topped with the stir-fry.

Essential ingredients

  • Beef

    150 g

  • Bell peppers

    80 g (½ pieces)

  • Onions

    60 g (½ pieces)

  • Potatoes

    60 g (½ pieces)

  • Vinegar

    5 g (1 tsp)

  • Soy sauce

    5 g (1 tsp)

  • Garlic

    3 g (1 tsp)

Ingredients to taste

Salt, Black pepper, Parsley, Vegetable oil

How to make

Please follow the next steps:

  1. 1

    Heat sprinkled oil in a large pan over high heat.

  2. 2

    Add striped beef, and season with salt and black pepper.

  3. 3

    Cook for about 6 minutes until browned. Remove from the pan.

  4. 4

    Then place the red onion and cook for about 5 minutes, until softened or browned.

  5. 5

    Add the cut tomato and minced garlic, and cook for another 7 minutes until the tomatoes release some of their juices. But are still intact.

  6. 6

    Add the vinegar and soy sauce, stir to combine, and cook for 1 minute.

  7. 7

    Add the beef and fries.

  8. 8

    If desired, serve with rice.

  9. 9

    Enjoy!

Weight Loss Tips

  • Fatty meats include beef - 250 kcal, pork - 243 kcal, and lamb - 300 kcal per 100 grams of the product. Duck has the fattest meat, 337 kcal per 100 grams.

  • If you want to lose weight, then replace pork with beef. This meat contains less fat and has a nutritional value of only 160 calories.

  • According to some indicators, vegetables contain a large amount of fiber, vitamins, and vegetable protein, bypassing the animal.

Additional Information

  • Cooking Method

    Frying

  • Recipe category

    Lunch, Main dish, Meat

  • Recipe cuisine

    American

  • Tools

    Knife, Pan, Cutting board

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