Saturday, May 17, 2014

Beef with onions and cachaça

Brazilians love beef and these small cuts of sirloin are served at lot as appetizers in bars all over the country. "Filezinho" usually comes with french bread or toast and fries. It can be made with different seasonings and cheese toppings.

Below is a very simple and easy recipe to enjoy at home.


1 pound sirloin or rump steak - diced
Salt and black pepper to taste
2 tablespoon butter
1 large white onion - sliced
30 ml cachaça (or vodka)
3 tablespoons soy sauce


Season beef with salt and pepper to taste.

In a large skillet over medium heat fry onion in butter until soft.

Add beef and fry until golden and to desired doneness.

Add cachaça and boil so the alchool evaporates a little.

Add soy sauce and mix.

Serve with bread and/or french fries


In the place of cachaça use any kind of liquor you want or have at home: cognac, whisky, rum, etc.

Or eat the dish for dinner with vegetables and rice.

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