Latin-Spiced Rib Eye with Sautéed Onions and Cilantro
Known as bistec encebollado throughout the Caribbean, this dish is particularly popular in Puerto Rico. Since the meat cooks so quickly, it's best to use a tender cut, like rib eye or strip steak; filet mignon works too, if you feel like splurging. To save time, have your butcher cut the steak and pound it. Amazing Steak Recipes
The beef can marinate in the refrigerator for up to 4 hours. Let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes before cooking.
Crispy fried potatoes.
Since this dish is a bit tricky to match with wine—the meat calls for a tannic, dry red while the onions need something sweet—opt for a California Merlot from Monterey County. It has the sweet fruit, tremendous brightness and tannic astringency to balance all the flavors here.