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Slow Roasted Picanha with Baby Potatoes

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Slow Roasted Picanha with Baby Potatoes


For the marinade

  • Preheat oven to 120* C (248* F) Fan.
  • Combine the smoked paprika, chili powder, all-spice, bouillon cube, thyme, olive oil and salt in a bowl.
  • Add the picanha and rub with mixture to coat. Allow to marinate for 1 hour.
  • Place a nonstick pan or grill pan over low heat.
  • Place the meat in the pan, fat side down and cook for about 20 minutes.
  • Turn up heat and sear the meat on the rest of the sides for 1 minute.
  • When ready, transfer fat side up, to a wire rack which is positioned in a pan.
  • Roast for 1 hour.
  • Remove from oven and insert a thermometer (if you have one) in the thickest part of the meat. The temperature should read 56*C-58*C (132*F-136*F) for it to be cooked medium. If you want it more well done, roast for a few more minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow it to rest for 10 minutes before thinly slicing.

For the baby potatoes

  • Preheat oven to 170* C (338*F) Fan.
  • Spread a layer of semi-coarse salt in a shallow baking pan.
  • Spread the potatoes over the salt and roast for 20 minutes, depending on how large or small the potatoes are. They should be easily pierced with a knife.
  • When ready, remove from oven and cut in half. Set them aside to cool for 10-15 minutes.
  • Place a nonstick pan over high heat. Spread the potatoes in the pan in one layer, cut side down.
  • Add the olive oil, spices, thyme and rosemary.
  • Cook and mix 2-3 times carefully so that they don’t break up or become mashed together.
  • When golden, remove from heat. Add the butter and mix to coat.
  • Picanha is best served with freshly ground pepper, flower of salt, extra virgin olive oil and baby potatoes.
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
10 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
17 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
18 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
2 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
1 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
29 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
16 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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