Deep fried beef strips
(carnitas frita)

Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
Servings: 3-5
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Tools: Deep Fryer

4lbs of flank steak
2 garlic cloves, chopped
3 aji gustosos, chopped
1 teaspoon of oregano
1 teaspoon of kosher salt
1 tablespoon of limejuice
1 teaspoon of thyme
½ teaspoon of freshly ground pepper
1 lime cut in wedges


Rinse the meat and cut it Julienne style (strips)

Season with all the ingredients and marinate for at least ½ hour

Heat oil in a deep fryer and fry on medium heat, until meat is cook and a bit crispy

If using a skillet or pot, make sure you use sufficient oil to cover the strips

Serve with tostones, yucca fries, batata fries and lime wedges