Carne Asada Fries

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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Carne Asada Fries

June 16, 2020

Yield: 2

Prep time: 1 hour

Cook time: 30

Total time:


For the carne asada

1 lb. London broil

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp dried oregano

1 tsp ancho chili powder (passilla is also great)

1 tsp chili powder (regular)

1 tsp salt, and pepper

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

1/4 cup olive oil

Juice of 1/2 orange and 1/2 lime

1 tbsp white wine vinegar

3-4 cloves garlic, minced


For the fries

2 potatoes, scrubbed, rinsed and cut into fry shapes

3 tbsp olive oil

2 tsp salt

2 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp smoked paprika


For the toppings


Shredded pepper jack or Monterey jack

Avocado slices

Sour cream

Cotija cheese crumbles

Sliced jalapeƱos

Diced tomatoes

Diced red onion




Mix the marinade ingredients together, place in a container along with your meat and marinade for at least 4 hours, turning 2-3 times.

Heat your oven to 450. 


Home Baked Fries


Slice your potatoes, rinse well.  You can also soak in cold water in your fridge until ready to use.  Drain well with a colander. 

Drizzle the avocado oil over the potatoes, then sprinkle the seasonings all over and mix with your hands.  Place on a parchment lined baking sheet.  Bake for 30 minutes, turning once at 15 minutes.


Carne Asada Beef


Take the meat out of the marinade and pat dry.  Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.  Heat a cast iron to medium high, and grill/cook for 8 minutes per side.  Allow the steak to rest before slicing.




Layer as follows, fries, shredded cheese, sliced steak, guacamole, sour cream, and anything else Mexican flavored you would like to throw on there, salsa, cotija, jalapeƱos, and diced tomatoes and cilantro.


Credit the recipe to Isabel Eats



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