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Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Stir Fry)

Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Stir Fry) - a very popular Peruvian-Chinese fusion dish using Chinese stir-fry technique fused with Peruvian ingredients. Tender beef strips tossed with flavorful and crisp vegetables and French fries plus an amazing aji sauce to top it all of. So scrumptious and comes together quickly!
Course Entree
Cuisine Peruvian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 3 -4
Calories 413kcal
Author Imma


  • 1/2 pound sirloin or ribeye, sliced into 1/2-inch strips
  • 2-3 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 medium red onion , sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic,
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger,
  • 1 small green pepper or red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 pound Frozen French fries (Homemade works)
  • salt to taste
  • green onion and cilantro for garnish
  • 1 lime


  • 2 -3 Tablespoons soy sauce (see notes)
  • 1 Tablespoon amarillo paste (sub sriracha)
  • 2-3 teaspoons Lemon or white wine vinegar (adjust to taste)
  • 1 Tablespoon oyster sauce (optionaL)
  • 1/4 cup beef broth


  • Preheat oven and bake fries according to packaging instructions, or you may make your own fries from scratch.
  • Prepare and gather all ingredients needed.
  • Combine the ingredients for sauce ; oyster sauce, soy sauce, lemon,  beef broth, and  sriracha. Set aside.
  • Heat oil  in skillet or wok over medium to high heat.
 Season the beef strips with salt and stir-fry the beef in skillet, about 30 seconds.
  You may do so in batches if desired .
  • Next add garlic and ginger, stir-fry about 30 seconds(be careful not to let it burn)
  • Throw in the onions, green pepper and tomatoes, stir-fry about 30 seconds.
  • Pour in  sauce, stir-fry for a minute,
  • Remove from the heat , garnish with  green onion and cilantro.
  • Serve immediately with fries  and boiled rice on the side. Squeeze lemon over it .


  • Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 413kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 1197mg | Potassium: 751mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 46.2mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 3mg