Peruvian Steak and Potato Stir-Fry

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Steak and french fries are a classic combination. For their classic dish lomo saltado, Peruvians toss the two together. From Grace Parisi, Food & Wine, MAY 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, cumin, coriander, garlic and a generous pinch each of salt and pepper.
  2. 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.
  3. Let marinate for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1/2 inch of oil until shimmering.
  5. Add the french fries and fry over high heat until golden and crisp, about 3 minutes; drain on paper towels.
  6. Heat a large griddle until very hot.
  7. 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.
  8. Add the tomato and cook until softened and beginning to char, about 1 minute.
  9. Add the french fries and cilantro and flip with a spatula to combine.
  10. Serve right away with hot sauce.