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lomo saltado
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4.89 from 9 votes

Lomo Saltado

A popular traditional Peruvian dish that resembles a stir fry. It consists of steak, french fries, onions, tomatoes, and a delicious tangy sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Peruvian
Keyword: Fufus Kitchen, lomo saltado, peruvian, stir fry
Servings: 2 people
Author: Heifa


  • 1 lb Skirt Steak cut into strips, Sirloin works great too
  • 1/3 cup Soy Sauce or coconut aminos
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 3 tbsp Aji Amirillo sauce (yellow pepper sauce) This can be found at whole foods or in the latin section in supermarkets
  • 1 tbsp White vinegar
  • 2 Red onions sliced
  • 2 Large Tomatoes cut into wedges
  • 4 Garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Ginger crushed, optional
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil divided
  • 1 cup White rice cooked
  • 2 cups French fries make sure they are not oily
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro chopped


  • First, add 1 tbsp of oil to a large skillet and cook the meat until browned and seared. This should take no more than 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and cumin. Set that aside.
  • In the same pan, add the remainder of the oil. Add the onions, tomatoes, garlic, and ginger and saute together for several minutes until the onions are caramelized and translucent. Season with salt and pepper as well.
  • Next, add the soy sauce, vinegar, aji amarillo and beef back to the pan. Mix together.
  • Toss in the cooked french fries for a minute. Garnish with cilantro.
  • Serve with white rice and enjoy!