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"Carne Asada Recipe "

Ever feel like you are running a glorified taco stand in you house. The kids are running in from ball practice or school and dying of hunger.

Carne asada recipe will make delicious fajita tacos or burritos a great after school snack or simply a mouth-watering dinner. Your whole family will love them.

Carne Asada Recipe

2 pounds flank steak, top round steak or boneless chuck steak, may be used for carne asada

Marinade

  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • 1 teaspoon sage leaves

  • 1 teaspoon summer savory

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Basting Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons steak sauce

The Fixin's

12 flour tortillas 6 to 8 inches in diameter

2 medium onions sliced paper thin or chopped

4 ounces whole green chilies cut into strips

softened butter or margarine

salsa

guacamole

sour cream

Place steak in plastic bag or nonmetal baking dish. In small bowl, combine marinade ingredients. Pour over steak, turning to coat. Seal bag or cover dish; marinate at least 6 hours or overnight in refrigerator, turning once or twice.

When ready to grill, drain meat, reserving marinade by placing in small saucepan. Add steak sauce to marinade; blend well. Heat on grill.

Heat foil wrapped tortillas on grill until thoroughly heated and steaming, wrap in cloth napkin or towel to keep warm.

Place steak 4 to 6 inches from medium hot coals. Cook 4 to 6 minutes per side (for medium rare), turning often, or until desired doneness, brushing occasionally with marinade. Do not over cook.

To serve, transfer to a cutting board and slice thinly on the diagonal.

Arrange the steak, warmed tortillas, onions, chilies, butter, salsa and guacamole on a large platter. Spread butter on tortilla; top with the carne asada and any combination of vegetables, salsa, guacamole and sour cream.

Pass the tortillas.

Serve with hot refried beans and Mexican Fried Rice.


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