Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Stir-Fry)

Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Stir-Fry)

If you know me, you know I love a good stir-fry. So today, I’m going to share the most delicious stir-fry I have ever come across, Lomo Saltado.

Lomo Saltado is a traditional menu item in Peruvian cuisine. It is made with marinated steak, tomatoes, onions, rice, and french fries.

Fun Facts:

Lomo Saltado is a fusion of Peruvian and Chinese cuisine.

Lomo means loin and Saltado means stir-fry.

My stir-fry life is now complete. Try this one out foodies, you won’t regret it.

Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Stir Fry)

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Stir Fry)


  • 1lb sirloin steak, cut into strips
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 small red onion, cut into wedges
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 roma tomatoes, quartered and seeded
  • 1 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tbsp aji amarillo paste
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • olive oil
  • cilantro, garnish
  • rice, to serve
  • french fries, to serve


  1. In a mixing bowl combine coriander, cumin, 1/2 tbsp of the aji amarillo paste, salt, and pepper. Rub mixture onto steak strips and allow to marinate for one hour.
  2. Heat some olive oil in a wok on medium-high heat. Once oil is hot, add the steak strips and allow to brown. Add in the onion and garlic. Continue to stir and saute until onion has softened. Add red wine vinegar, soy sauce, and remaining 2 tbsp of aji amarillo paste. Give everything a good stir. Add in the tomatoes and cook for two minutes.
  3. Serve over rice and french fries. Garnish with cilantro.

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