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Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure with this mouthwatering Dutch Oven Lomo Saltado recipe! Made with love in a Le Creuset, this flavorful dish will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more. Gather your loved ones as we dive into the vibrant world of Peruvian cuisine and savor the magic of Lomo Saltado. Check out Breakfast Recipes Here.
What is Lomo Saltado?
Lomo Saltado is a classic Peruvian dish that beautifully combines influences from Chinese and Peruvian cultures. It features tender beef strips stir-fried with colorful vegetables, tossed in a savory sauce, and served over fluffy rice. The blend of flavors and textures in this dish is simply irresistible.
you will need the following ingredients for 4 servings:
- 1.5 pounds (700g) beef sirloin, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
- 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
- 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
- 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
- Cooked white rice, to serve
Preparing and Cooking Lomo Saltado
- In a bowl, marinate the beef slices with soy sauce, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, cumin powder, salt, and pepper. Let it marinate for at least 15 minutes.
- Heat the Le Creuset Dutch Oven over medium-high heat and add the vegetable oil.
- Sear the marinated beef slices in batches until they are browned on both sides. Remove the beef from the pot and set it aside.
- In the same Dutch Oven, add the sliced red onion and bell peppers. Sauté them until they are slightly softened.
- Return the beef to the pot and add the tomato wedges. Stir-fry for a couple of minutes until the tomatoes start to soften.
- Season with additional soy sauce, salt, and pepper to taste. Stir everything together to combine the flavors.
- Sprinkle fresh cilantro over the top and give it a final toss.
- Serve the flavorful Lomo Saltado over a bed of fluffy white rice.
The Le Creuset Dutch Oven Advantage
Cooking Lomo Saltado in a Le Creuset Dutch Oven adds an extra layer of excellence to this dish. The Dutch Oven’s superior heat distribution ensures even cooking, while its enamel-coated interior prevents sticking and allows for easy cleaning. The result? A perfectly cooked Lomo Saltado with flavors that truly shine.
This delightful Peruvian dish is sure to become a favorite among family and friends. With its rich blend of flavors, colorful presentation, and the assistance of a reliable Dutch Oven, your Lomo Saltado will be a culinary triumph. So gather your loved ones, savor the delightful flavors, and embark on a culinary journey to Peru, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. Enjoy!