Pan Fried Steak With Onions (Biztec Encebollado) Recipe

  • 1 1/2 lbs. sandwich steak
  • 1 medium white or red onion
  • 4 big garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of bija ground annatto seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • Optional: 2 tablespoons of season all
  • 1 tablespoon of cooking oil

Pan Fried Steak With Onions (Biztec Encebollado) Recipe


  1. Slice the onion horizontally (as if you were making onion rings - only thinner). Crush and chop the garlic - mash in pestle and mortar if available.
  2. On a big frying pan, add the oil and allow it to heat on medium high.
  3. Add the onions and garlic, stirring for one minute.
  4. Add the steaks and the ground annatto on top. Stir.
  5. Add half the salt and stir. Add the season all if you are using it.
  6. Cover for 5 minutes.
  7. Uncover and stir for another minute. Taste the steak and add the rest of the salt if needed.
  8. Add the pepper.
  9. Serve and enjoy!
Source: Life Bites

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