Beef Salpicon
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Recipe type: Main
 
Ingredients
  • •1 lb beef brisket, fully trimmed and thinly cut
  • •olive oil
  • •salt and pepper to taste
  • •2 garlic cloves, minced
  • •fresh rosemary and basil
  • •butter or romaine lettuce leaves
  • •2 roma tomatoes, cut in wedges
  • •1/2 white onion, sliced
  • •2 or 3 radishes, sliced
  • •1 serrano or jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • •fresh cilantro
  • •1 avocado, cut in wedges
  • •refried beans and tostadas (optional)
  • **For the Dressing:
  • •2 TBSP olive oil
  • •juice of 2 limes
  • •fresh basil, rosemary and parsley
  • •pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Mix some olive oil (about 1 TBSP) with salt, pepper, garlic, rosemary and basil. Rub it all over the brisket and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, overnight preferably.
  2. Warm up some oil in a large heavy skillet and fry the beef. When it starts to brown reduce heat, add a little bit of water, about ¼ cup, and cover. Let it cook for about 25 minutes.
  3. Refrigerate for about 2 hours before shredding it.
  4. Mix all the dressing ingredients.
  5. In a big bowl mix the shredded beef, tomato, onion, radish, pepper and cilantro with the dressing.
  6. Serve over lettuce leaves on a platter and arrange avocado wedges on top.
  7. You can serve the salpicon as a salad, side dish or over tostadas spread with refried beans.
Recipe by What's Cooking, Mexico? at http://whatscookingmexico.com/2011/06/16/salpicon/