Vaca Frita

Fried Cota

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


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By Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

Published 1973

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  • lb. flank steak
  • 1 carrot, scraped and sliced
  • 1 turnip, peeled and cubed


Put the steak on to cook in water to cover with the carrot, turnip and onion. Cover and simmer gently until it is tender, about 1½ hours. Remove the meat from the stock when it is cool enough to handle. Pound it thoroughly. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the meat on both sides. Drain the oil from the pan and serve the meat masked by the Tomato Sauce.

Refrigerate the stock fo