lomo saltado

Lomo Saltado Recipe

By Nico Vera | September 20, 2012


Although I don’t know exactly when aji amarillo was first combined with kion (ginger), sillao (soy sauce), beef, french fries, onions, and tomatoes in a wok, I know that the result is one of Peru’s comfort foods and most traditional of dishes, the Lomo Saltado or Chinese-Peruvian beef stir-fry.

Nico Vera is a Peruvian chef and Pisco mixologist based in San Francisco, California, where he promotes Peruvian food and culture through pop-up dinners and cocktail classes. You can find his recipes and calendar of events on his blog, Pisco Trail.

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