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BEEF TIPS MEXICAN STYLE
Bistec a la Mexicana or in this case Beef tips Mexican Style are very easy to prepare the meal. It requires few ingredients and in a short amount of time, you have dinner ready. The combination of tomatoes, onion, garlic and serrano peppers render a mouthwatering sauce that pairs divinely with the meat.
- 2 pounds of beef tips
- 4 large tomatoes
- ½ medium size onion
- 4 serrano peppers
- 2 cloves of garlic peeled
- ½ teaspoon of black peppercorns
- ½ teaspoon of cumin
- Salt to taste
- 2 tablespoons of vegetable or olive oil
Using a molcajete or mortar, grind the black peppercorns and cumin. Add the garlic and crush to form a paste.
Add the spices paste to the beef tips and mix. Add salt. Let it marinate for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.
Meanwhile chop the tomatoes, serrano peppers and onion.
In a large skillet heat the oil at medium high heat.
Add the onion and cook for about 3 minutes and add the beef tips and garlic. Keep cooking until beef is browned. About 8 minutes.
Add the serrano peppers and keep cooking for 2 more minutes.
Now add the tomatoes and season with salt. Cook for about 12 more minutes until sauce thickens and meat is tender.
You can accompany this dish with Mexican rice, beans and tortillas. I prefer bread to dip into the sauce.