Chivito al Plato

Combining beef with ham, cheese, egg, bacon and chips, Uruguayan Food have created the ultimate steak recipe
Chivito al Plato
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  • Serves: 1
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • ' onions, sliced
  • 2-3 slices bacon
  • 1 fillet mignon steak, around ¼ in thick
  • 2 slices ham
  • '-' ball mozzarella, sliced
  • 1 egg

To serve

  • tomatoes, sliced (optional)
  • lettuce, (optional)
  • cooked chips
  • potato salad, (optional)


1. Fry the bacon and a few slices of onion in a heavy based frying pan. When ready, remove from the pan and keep warm.

2. In the same pan using the remaining bacon fat, cook the steak for 2-3 minutes, depending on how you like it cooked, turn over season with a little salt then place the ham and mozzarella cheese on top of it. The mozzarella cheese should melt.

3. In a separate pan, fry the egg to your liking.

4. To serve: put the steak with ham and mozzarella on a plate along with the chips, then add the bacon, tomato, fried egg, and onion.

Recipe and image supplied by Uruguayan Food

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