Cuban Vaca Frita
The process of making
is a labor of love. The beef is twice cooked to ensure it's tender yet crispy on the exterior.
is traditionally paired with white rice, and black beans or plantains. Some people have recently created Vaca Frita sandwiches.
WHAT DO YOU EAT VACA FRITA WITH?
– Flank Steak – Bay Leaves – Salt – Sazon Completa – Water – 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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