Picante De Carne (Steak With Veggies) Recipe

Picante De Carne (Steak With Veggies) Recipe

How To Make Picante De Carne (Steak With Veggies)

Made with juicy sirloin steak, veggies, and a tasty mixture of sauce and seasonings, this delicious Peruvian Picante de Carne will surely steal your heart.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 28 minutes
Total: 33 minutes



  • 1lbsirloin steak,cut into cubes
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1tspcumin seeds
  • 1tbspcanola oil,divided
  • 2cupsyellow onion
  • 2tspgarlic,pureed
  • 1tbspaji amarillo paste
  • 2cupsgolden potato,diced
  • 1cupcarrot,diced
  • 2cupswater
  • 1tspchicken bouillon Powder
  • 1cupgreen peas
  • 1cupfresh Peruvian corn,(choclo) or frozen

For Serving:

  • peruvian-style rice,or other cooked white rice
  • egg,cooked, sunny-side up
  • fresh parsley,chopped


  1. Season the steak with salt, pepper, and cumin.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of canola oil on a medium pot over medium-high heat. Add the steak and cook for about 5 to 6 minutes until browned.

  3. Remove the steak from the pot and set aside.

  4. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to the pot, then add the onion and sauté for about 5 to 6 minutes until translucent.

  5. Add the garlic and ají amarillo, and sauté for 3 minutes until fragrant.

  6. Return the steak to the pot, then add the water and bouillon. Mix to dissolve the bouillon powder.

  7. Add the potatoes and carrots. Bring the stew to a simmer, cover, and cook for 10 minutes, or until the potato and carrot are cooked through.

  8. Add the peas and Peruvian corn. Cook for another 5 minutes, or until the peas and corn are cooked through.

  9. Serve the Picante de Carne with rice and sunny-side up eggs. Sprinkle chopped parsley on top.

  10. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 446.97kcal
  • Fat: 20.78g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.04g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.59g
  • Fiber: 7.06g
  • Sugar: 9.82g
  • Protein: 28.98g
  • Cholesterol: 88.52mg
  • Sodium: 1168.02mg
  • Calcium: 101.55mg
  • Potassium: 1131.18mg
  • Iron: 4.06mg
  • Vitamin A: 293.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 46.54mg
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