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Steak Picado

Steak Picado is one of the easiest meals to prepare. It can be served with beans and rice. Don't hesitate to use it as a burrito or taco filling. Use a slotted spoon to drain as you fill a tortilla or taco shell. You can easily make into a stew by adding rice. I often substitute a couple Hatch green chiles for the green bell pepper.

Steak Picado

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chuck steak, cubed
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 white onion, chopped, divided
  • 4-5 tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 packet Goya achiote
  • 2-3 teaspoons chicken flavor Knorr
  • 3 cups water

Instructions

  1. Pour a little oil into a saucepan.
  2. Once oil is hot add meat (do NOT add salt or any seasoning). Let cook for about 10 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Add bell peppers and 1/4 of the onion. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook for about 5 more minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a blender add tomatoes, 1/4 of the white onion, garlic clove, Goya achiote, chicken Knorr and water and blend well.
  5. Add mixture to meat and cook over low heat for 20 minutes.