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Salpicón de Res on a tostada topped with avocado slices.
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Salpicón de Res

Salpicón de Res is a cold, Mexican beef salad served with a lime-vinegar vinaigrette. Usually served on top of a tostada. It’s a great way to use up leftovers and ideal for parties.
Prep Time12 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 589kcal



  • In a bowl, add lime juice, vinegar, olive oil, salt, pepper, and oregano.
  • (Crush the oregano slightly in your hand before adding).
  • Whisk to combine.
  • Set aside.
  • In a large container, add the beef, tomato, jalapeño, cilantro, pickled onions, pickling juice, lime-vinegar vinaigrette.
  • Mix well.
  • Place in the fridge until ready to use.
  • To serve, top tostadas and avocado slices.
  • Enjoy!



You can also serve with dish with saltine crackers instead of tostadas. 
For a spicier marinate, add some of the juice from the pickled jalapenos instead of the onion pickling juice. 


Calories: 589kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 207mg | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 1056mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 246IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 6mg