Milanesa ~ Fried Breaded Beef
Argentinian milanesa is a slice of fried breaded beef, a classic of South American cuisine, and a variation of the famous Italian dish veal Milanese.
- 2 lb beef tenderloin thinly sliced
- 2 eggs beaten
- 1 lb bread crumbs
- 2 cloves garlic chopped
- 3 tbsp parsley chopped
- black pepper
- vegetable oil for frying
Remove the excess fat and nerves from the slices of beef.
Soften the beef slices very slightly with a mallet.
Mix the garlic and parsley with the beaten eggs, salt and pepper.
Dip the beef slices in the beaten eggs, mix well and set aside in a cool place for 45 minutes.
Pour the oil in a pan over medium-high heat and heat to 340 F.
Generously dredge each slice of beef in bread crumbs.
Fry the milanesa a few minutes on each side.
Remove from the pan and place on a plate lined with paper towels.