The cecina is prepared by cutting beef into large and wide strips; to which salt is added and they are cooked in the sun. Then the beef is hung in a closed, clean and fresh place. At the end the beef is fried and the cecina is taken to your plate to culminate with this artisanal process of preparing the cecina.
As you have noticed the cecina preparation is almost a ritual and an art. It is a basic and authentic dish of the Mexican food that you cannot miss.
– The cecina is originally from Yecapixtla, a town in the state of Morelos. This cecina is the most famous and the most tasty that there is in Mexico.
Now, when the cecina is presented in its spicy version, it is pre-seasoned with a spicy salsa similar to an adobo. With this salsa the cecina’s flavor becomes condimented, a bit spicy and very interesting.