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LOMO SALTADO


Cuisine: Peruvian
Category: Main Course
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Sauteing time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4
Difficulty: 1
Cost: $ 14.75

Ingredients:
• 2 Lbs. sirloin fillets (or tenderloin)
• 4 tomatoes, quartered
• 2 onions, thick julienne
• 2 cloves garlic
• 1 glass of red wine
• 1 tsp. soy sauce
• 1 tsp. salt and pepper
• 1 tsp. pisco or white vinager

Garnishes:
• 1 Lb. of potatoes (French fries)
• 1 cup chopped parsley
• 1 cup Rocoto Sauce

Preparation:
Marinate:
1. Cut the meat into pieces, season with 1 tsp. soy sauce, salt and pepper and let it marinate for 5 minutes.

Mise en Place:
1. Cut the tomato and the onions and have all the preparation ready for sauteing.

Sauteing:
1. In a skillet heat the oil then add the garlic and the marinated meat, sear on both sides.
2. When meat is half-cooked, lower heat and add the onion, then tomatoes. Increase the fire to high and add the red wine, the pisco and flambe.
3. Reduce the fire and let the liquor reduce down for 2 minutes and add the French fries potatoes.
4. Toss quickly and serve immediately.

Presentation:
1. Serve in a platter then sprinkle some parsley and Rocoto chili sauce.

HASH BROWNS & BACON


Category: Traditional Breakfast Starter
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Yield: 4
Difficulty: 1
Cost: $6.25

Ingredients:
• ¼ cup finely chopped onions
• ¼ tsp. salt
• 3 medium potatoes (1 lb.) such as russet or yellow
• 3 tbsp. butter
• 1/8 tsp. black pepper
• ¼ tsp. salt
• ¼ cup finely chopped onions
• 3 tbsp. butter
• 1/8 tsp. black pepper
• 3 medium potatoes (1 lb.) such as russet or yellow

Preparation:
1. Peel potatoes and coarsely shred them. You should have about 3 cups.
2. Rinse the shredded potatoes and pat dry well with paper towels – or dry in a salad-spinner.
3. Combine the potatoes, onion, salt and pepper.
4. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat and pat the mixture into the skillet.
5. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook about 10 minutes or until bottom is crisp.
6. Cook another 8 to 10 minutes or until golden and the potatoes are cooked.

How to bake bacon:
Preparation:
1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Lay the bacon on a baking sheet, no need to grease it at all. Make sure not to overlap the bacon on the sheet.
2. Bake the bacon for 10-15 minutes. For thicker slices of bacon or to make your bacon extra crispy cook it a little longer at 15-20 minutes.
3. Place the bacon on some paper towels to remove excess grease. Baking bacon is the best way to cook large amounts of bacon and to avoid a huge mess.