Thursday, March 31, 2011

Onion Smothered Steak (Bistec Encebollado)

Serves 4

2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. coarse ground black pepper
1 tsp. Adobo recipe below
1/4 tsp. oregano
1/4 cup lime juice
4 4oz chuck steak
2 tbsp. corn oil
4 large onions, sliced very thin
Preheat 300°F
Mix garlic, black pepper, adobo, oregano and vinegar together and rub into steak. Add lime juice cover and let braise in the oven for 90 minutes at 300°F

Heat oil in skillet on low, cook onions until barely cooked add any meat juices from steaks and let the liquid simmer off.
Serve steaks smothered in the onions.

Adobo Seasoning
This seasoning is used often in Latin dishes
makes 7 tablespoons

2 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon chili powder

In a bowl, stir together the salt, paprika, black pepper, onion powder, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, and chili powder. Store in a sealed jar in a cool, dark place.

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