Fried Tortillas with Garlic Mayo Beef

Serves 2
  • 300 grams lean tender beef, sliced into thin strips
  • 4 tbsp. of hint of garlic mayonnaise + extra to serve
  • 1 tbsp. cornflour
  • 1 small red onion, sliced  
  • 2 tbsp. rice bran oil
  • 2 medium tortillas
  • 1 large tomato
  • ½ pawpaw or mango
  • 1 tsp. fresh chopped parsley or coriander
  • 1 spring onion, finely sliced
  • ½ fresh red chilli, finely sliced
  • 50 grams mesclun lettuce leaves 

1. Combine the beef and 2 tablespoons of the mayonnaise and marinate for at least 15 minutes.

2. Sprinkle over the cornflour and mix well.

3. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and sear the beef and red onion slices in batches until crispy and cooked medium rare.

4. Half fill a tortilla with the beef mixture, then top with a sprinkling of cheese and a few dollops of garlic mayonnaise and fold over to enclose the filling. Gently fry on each side until golden.

5. For the salsa combine all the ingredients, mix well and season to taste.

6. Serve the fried tortillas with the salsa and greens.

Recipe by Jo Wilcox