Lomito Sandwich Recipe

Recipe Category: Sandwich

Lomito Sandwich Recipe


Makes 1

Chimichurri Sauce:

  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • a large handful of fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves a sprig of fresh oregano, leaves picked
  • 1 shallot, peeled
  • 2 tsp hot crushed red pepper flakes (hot chili flakes), or to taste 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • olive oil, to loosen
  • sea salt, to taste

For the Sandwiches:

  • 1 thin-cut sirloin steak (about 4½oz/125g)
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1 white roll
  • mayonnaise
  • 2 slices country-style ham
  • 1 slice Swiss cheese
  • shredded lettuce
  • sliced tomato
  • sliced onion


  1. To make the chimichurri sauce, very finely chop the garlic, parsley, oregano, and shal ot either by hand or by whizzing them together in a food processor
  2. Mix in the crushed red pepper (chili) flakes, vinegar, and lime juice and loosen with olive oil to reach your desired consistency
  3. Season with salt
  4. Heat a frying pan or skil et and add a splash of olive oil
  5. Season the steak with salt and pepper and cook it briefly, turning once, until cooked to your liking
  6. Remove the steak to a plate and let rest while you fry the egg in the same pan
  7. Split the rol in half, lightly toast it, then spread one half with mayonnaise
  8. Layer on the steak, ham, cheese, fried egg, and salad ingredients, then drizzle very generously with chimichurri sauce and top with the other half of the rol
  9. Serve at once
  10. Any leftover chimichurri sauce will keep in an airtight container or a sealed jar in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks

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