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What is carne asada?

Carne asada is a dish, literally meaning "grilled meat", it is one of the most popular varieties of Mexican food, more commonly in the Northern parts of Mexico, in the states of Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas. It can be found as the main ingredient in tacos, tortas, burritos, or served alone as a meal.

Mexicans traditionally hold barbecues with Carne Asada as the main dish.

In Mexico and the American Southwest, the phrase Carne Asada is the equivalent of a barbecue. It is meant in the "party" sense of the word, since the literal translation for barbecue is barbacoa, an entirely different dish in Mexico.

The term is also used to describe a social gathering where the dish will be prepared and served as the main course, the event is usually referred to as "a carne asada" or "una carne asada".

How to cook carne asada?

  • Two 6 oz. beef steaks
  • 1 teaspoon of Chef Merito Meat Seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons of oil(we suggest olive) or juice (optional if you want to avoid fats).

Place steaks on a plate, sprinkle Chef Merito Seasoning on all sides. Wait 5 minutes. Heat up a skillet with the oil or juice, place steaks and cook until done. Instead of the skillet, you may grill steaks over medium heat until done. Serve.

*Try Chef Merito Meat Seasonings in stews, ground beef, chilies and all your beef dishes. Use 1 teaspoon per 8 oz. of beef.
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What kind of seasoning should I use to make carne asada?

Chef Merito Meat Seasoning

How to make carne asada marinade with chef merito's seasoning?

Place steaks on a plate, sprinkle Chef Merito Seasoning on all sides. Wait 5 minutes. Heat up a skillet with the oil or juice, place steaks and cook until done. Instead of the skillet, you may grill steaks over medium heat until done. Serve.

Buy Chef Merito Meat Seasoning

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Other Carne Asada styles:

Carne asada California style

Ingredients

  • 2 flank steaks "Arranchera" style.
  • 1 teaspoon meat seasoning "Chef Merito"
  • 1 orange, the juice.
  • 1 Mexican lemon, the juice.
  • 2 teaspoons oil (olive or corn)
  • 1/2 red onions chopped into juliana's.

Preparation:

  1. Sprinkle the steaks with the meat seasoning "Chef Merito".
  2. Pour the orange and lemon juices.
  3. Add onions.
  4. Let the steak marinate for 10 minutes.
  5. Barbeque the steaks, double side until well done.
  6. Serve with corn tortillas, beans and sauce of your choice.