Spicy Lemon Beef Round Bottom Round Steak, Bistec Picantito con Limon

Juliann Esquivel


This is a budget cut of meat that I make that comes out so good. I season with lots of Mexican spices and lime juice let it sit for a while and pan fry. I serve with tomatillo salsa on top and lime wedges. You can eat in it in a tortilla or with other sides. It truly tastes so delicious. Enjoy


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10 Min
10 Min


  • 4 large
    beef round bottom round steak, have them put through the tenderizer machine for you.
  • 2 large
    limes or lemons juiced
  • 1/3 c
    olive oil for frying
  • 1 tsp
    ground oregano
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin powder
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayanne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    goya adobo seasoning

How to Make Spicy Lemon Beef Round Bottom Round Steak, Bistec Picantito con Limon


  1. Purchase the bottom round steaks that have been put through a tenderizing machine. The steaks have all these little holes in them.
  2. Put all of the above seasonings in a shaker and season the steaks liberally on each side very good. Let set for a while about 15 minutes. Then take the lime juice and pour over the steaks on both sides so the steaks get a nice coating of lime or lemon juice. Let marinate like this for a few hours in the fridge.
  3. When ready to fry take out and sprinkle a little more seasoning on the them from the shaker bottle. Heat the olive oil in the skillet. when oil is shimmering place one steak in the skillet and fry about a minute one each side. Take out and do the next steak continue until all have been fried. Do not over fry. They should be a little medium rare in the middle. Serve with my Tomatillo salsa, and more lime wedges. Tomatillo sala recipe is posted on the JAP website. Enjoy

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About Spicy Lemon Beef Round Bottom Round Steak, Bistec Picantito con Limon

Course/Dish: Beef Steaks and Chops
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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