Cuban Fried Beef (Vaca Frita)
This Vaca Frita recipe gives us beef that is twice cooked to ensure it's tender yet crispy on the exterior.
translates to fried cow. It's a Cuban beef dish typically made using flank steak with suateed garlic and onion.
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– Flank Steak – Sazon Completa – Bay Leaves – Yellow Onion
Place the water, salt, bay leaves sazon completa and beef into your Instant Pot and set for 40 minutes at high pressure.
Once the 40 minutes are up, release the steam and remove the beef from the pot.
Shred the beef to your desired size. Top with the garlic, lime juice of one lime and onions and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
Sear the beef, onions and garlic in a skillet with hot oil. Baste the meat with that reserved broth while it's sautéing.
Flip the meat every couple of minutes until it reaches your desired crispness.
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