The vaca frita is an easy dish to prepare, one of the tastiest in Cuba and a classic of its cuisine.
It is very similar to old clothes, only some ingredients change.
- 1 kilo of beef
- 1 cup broth cooked veal
- 2 olive oil
- 2 medium onions cut in julienne
- The juice of 1 lemon
- 1 green pepper cut in julienne
- 4 cloves of garlic
- Ground black pepper
1- Put the veal in a pot and let it cook for about an hour and a half. If you do it in a pressure cooker it would be about 40 minutes
2- Wait until it cools a little, remove the meat from the pot and crumble it with the help of forks or your fingers removing the fat and bones if you have.
3- Take advantage of the broth by putting it and keeping a cup
4- Put salt and pepper
5- Heat the olive oil and add the previously mashed garlic in a mortar
6- Add the onion and pepper until golden brown
7- Put the meat and mix well over high heat.
8- Pour the lemon juice and stir once in a while
9- Put the broth and let it cook until it evaporates
10- The meat has to brown, it must be fried
11- Once the fire is done and let it cook covered between 5 and 8 minutes
12- You can accompany it with white rice and fried plantains