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CARNE ASADA FRIES

CARNE ASADA FRIES

By Shobelyn Dayrit
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Main
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bag French Fries store bought

OR MAKE YOUR OWN FRENCH FRIES:

  • 2 russet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika

CARNE ASADA RECIPE:

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 lb flank steak

FOR SERVING:

  • Mexican cheese pepper jack (cheese of your choice)
  • sour cream
  • guacamole store bought or homemade
  • tomato
  • onion
  • cilantro

GUACAMOLE INGREDIENT: RECIPE:

  • 2 avocados pitted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2-4 cloves
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 plum tomato diced
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Instructions
 

COOKING THE FRENCH FRIES:

  • Pre heat oven at 450 F.Line baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Cut the potatoes into thin wedges and put in a bowl.
  • Add salt, paprika, garlic powder and olive oil and gently mix to coat spices potatoes. Place potatoes into the prepared pan.
  • Bake in the pre heated oven for 30 or more minutes or, until the potatoes are golden brown.

WHEN USING A STORE BOUGHT FRENCH FRIES:

  • Cook fries according to the packet instruction.

GUACAMOLE RECIPE:

  • In the medium sized bowl, mash the avocado using a fork, leaving some chunky pieces.
  • Add in tomatoes, garlic,cilantro,onion .
  • Mix in lime juice and stir gently.
  • Season with the salt and pepper according to your liking.

PREPARE THE CARNE ASADA MARINADE:

  • Place flank steak into a flat dish.
  • In a small sized bowl add in salt,pepper,chili powder,dried oregano,minced garlic,cilantro,orange juice and lime juice. Mix until incorporated.
  • Pour mixture into the steak and coat the steak with the marinade by turning the meat on the other side.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and let sit overnight of a few hours before cooking.

HOW TO COOK  CARNE ASADA:

  • Heat cast iron skillet with canola oil over medium heat.
  • Add in prepared meat and cook until it changes color, about 3 - 5 minutes on both sides.
  • Remove meat from pan and let the meat sit for 10 more minutes before slicing.

ASSEMBLING CARNE ASADA FRIES:

  • To assemble Carne Asada fries, line the baked french fries in large plate.
  • Top the sliced carne asada and put the cheese on top. I used 1/2 cup of cheese. You can add more if you like. You can broil the cheese until its melted, but you can skip this process.
  • Top with sour cream, guacamole, diced tomatoes,onion and cilantro before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 333kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 20gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 1219mgPotassium: 1026mgFiber: 6gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 524IUVitamin C: 35mgCalcium: 48mgIron: 2mg
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