Shall we make an excellent jerky escondidinho for lunch? Check out this recipe that is simple, easy and quick!

Escondidinho de Carne Seca (creamy)

Recipe by caion


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For your jerky escondidinho to be very creamy and tasty, you will need to use these ingredients from the list. 
Check out the preparation method!


  • 700g of dried meat

  • 1,400 kg of cassava

  • 1 large onion cut into cubes

  • 2 crushed garlic cloves

  • Chili pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons cilantro or chopped parsley

  • 1 cup of milk tea (240 ml)

  • 2 tablespoons of butter

  • 1 cup of cream cheese (optional)

  • ⅓ teaspoon of black pepper

  • 1 pinch of salt (to taste)

  • Mozzarella cheese to taste


  • Cut 700g of jerky into pieces and leave it in a bowl with water in the fridge overnight (change the water twice);
  • Transfer the jerky to a pressure cooker;
  • Add water until it passes more than 3 fingers of the height of the meat;
  • Cover and cook over medium heat until pressure starts. 
    Count 20 minutes as soon as you get pressure and turn off the fire;
  • Reserve the jerky in a container (do not throw away the cooking water);
  • Add 1,400 kg of manioc to the water used to cook the jerky (cover with more water if necessary);
  • Let it cook under pressure for 20 minutes on medium heat;
  • Shred the dried meat;
  • In a pan on the fire, add 2 tablespoons of oil/olive oil;
  • Add 1 large onion cut into cubes;
  • Mix until the onion is golden;
  • Add 2 crushed garlic cloves;
  • Mix for 1 minute;
  • Add the dried meat;
  • Add pimento pepper to taste;
  • Mix for 2 minutes;
  • Add 2 tablespoons of chopped cilantro or parsley;
  • Mix and reserve;
  • Squeeze the cassava in another pan;
  • Add 1 cup of milk tea (240ml);
  • Add 2 tablespoons of butter;
  • Mix over medium heat;
  • Add 1 cup of cream cheese (optional);
  • Mix for 3 minutes;
  • Grease a refractory with oil;
  • Add half of the puree;
  • Add the shredded beef;
  • Cover with the rest of the puree;
  • Add 1 layer of mozzarella cheese;
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees until browned.
  • Your creamy jerky escondidinho is ready!Escondidinho de Carne Seca (creamy)

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