Vaca Frita  (crispy Shredded Beef) 

Vaca frita is cooked flank steak shredded and fried until crispy. A Cuban classic meal that’s super easy to make at home!

If you were looking for an authentic vaca frita recipe, look no further! This dish is packed with flavor and makes the best leftovers.


– Boneless flank steak – Limes – Garlic – Sazonador – Onions – Bell pepper – Vegetable oil – Olive oil

Cut the flank steak into 4 pieces and then place it in the instant pot sleeve along with 8 cups of water, 1/2 onion, 1/2 green bell pepper, and 1 tbsp sazonador total.

Tips and Recipe Variations

– If you can’t find sazonador total, use a combination of cumin, garlic power, and oregano. Or you can use your favorite spices. – Flank steak is super tender and the best cut of meat for this recipe.



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