Carne Desmechada (Shredded Flank Steak)

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by SlipC

My hubby is from Colombia and this is one of his favorite dishes from home.

Top Review by Sunshine

This was just wonderful. I made this for my friend whom is from Colombia and he just loved it. This is truly an awesome recipe. Thanks for posting it!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12-2 lbs flank steaks
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 (1 g) packages sazon goya (found in the international foods section normally)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ketchup


  1. Boil flank steak, potato, and salt in a covered pot till steak is fully cooked.
  2. When done, drain and shred the steak (I do this by hand).
  3. Preheat oil in a large skillet over med heat.
  4. When oil is heated, place all ingredients (except ketchup) in oil and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  5. If desired, stir in a little ketchup to give it a little kick.
  6. Serve with hot rice.

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