Cuban Shredded Beef
We were sold on vaca frita’s crispy crust and garlicky flavor—but not on its dry, stringy interior.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Vaca frita is a Cuban classic that features beef (usually flank steak) that’s been boiled, shredded, and fried so that the exterior develops a deep crust; it’s flavored with lime juice and garlic. Since developing a deep crust on the meat u...