Breaded Beef Fillets With Garlic - Filetes Empanados, Con Ajo

READY IN: 37mins
Recipe by Annacia

Start with very thinly sliced round or top sirloin steaks and bread them with a bit of flour and garlic, then quickly fry in hot olive oil and in minutes you'll have a tasty dinner from Spain.

Top Review by Three Kids Make Me

This was pretty good though I did find it a little bland. I bought an eye of round roast and had the butcher slice it into 1/4 inch slices so I could leave the meat a little pink in the middle. I think with a few extra seasonings in the flour it would definitely be a five star. But it was quick and easy and the kids loved it! EDIT: Any leftovers make great cold sandwiches with a bit of spicy mustard. EDIT #2: I tried this again with garlic (about 2 TBS), onion powder (1 TBS), paprika (1 TBS), and ancho chile powder (1 tsp) and it was EXCELLENT!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Note: You may use any thinly sliced steaks for this quick and easy recipe. They should be about 1/8" thick, so that they cook quickly. Sometimes in supermarkets you may see these.
  2. Rinse fillets and pat dry with a paper towel.
  3. Pour flour onto a dinner plate and spread over the entire plate.
  4. Pour olive oil about ¼ inch deep into a large frying pan and heat over medium high heat.
  5. Sprinkle garlic and salt over fillet and press inches
  6. Carefully drag fillet through the flour. Turn over and repeat on the other side of the fillet.
  7. Quickly and carefully place fillet in the hot frying pan.
  8. While that fillet is frying, bread another fillet with garlic and add to the pan and repeat the process. Cook fillets approximately 2 minutes on each side.

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