The whole family enjoyed this recipe. I baked (not fried) the french fries and they were perfect with the steak. I also eliminated the jalapenos for the kids sake. It was still very good. We will do this again!
Peruvian Steak and Potato Stir-Fry
From Food & Wine May 2011: Steak and french fries are a classic combination. For their classic dish lomo saltado, Peruvians toss the two together. For a healthier option, bake (not fry) the french fries.
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- 1/4 cup(s) Extra virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon(s) Ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon(s) Ground coriander
- 1 Garlic clove, minced
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 1 pound(s) Skirt steak
- 1 Red onion, halved and slivered
- Vegetable oil, for frying (*not needed if baking fries)
- 8 ounce(s) Frozen french fries
- 1/4 cup(s) Sliced pickled jalapeÃ±os
- 1 Large tomato, chopped
- 1/4 cup(s) Cilantro
- Hot sauce, for serving
- 1.In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, cumin, coriander, garlic and a generous pinch each of salt and pepper. Cut the steak into 4-inch pieces; slice the steaks across the grain 1/2 inch thick and add to the bowl along with the onion. Let marinate for 10 minutes.
- 2.Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1/2 inch of oil until shimmering. Add the french fries and fry over high heat until golden and crisp, about 3 minutes; drain on paper towels.
- 3.Heat a large griddle until very hot. Add the steak and onion along with the pickled jalapeños and stir-fry over high heat until the meat and onion are cooked through and lightly charred, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the tomato and cook until softened and beginning to char, about 1 minute. Add the french fries and cilantro and flip with a spatula to combine. Serve right away with hot sauce.
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Peruvian Steak and Potato Stir-Fry Recipe at a Glance
- COURSE: Main Dishes