Carne Asada is at the heart of many Mexican dishes. You can enjoy carne asada tacos, burritos, nachos and more. Carne Asada in English simply means roasted meats. However, there is more to carne asada then just roasted meat. Eddie’s Mexican Restaurant will share more about carne asada, how it is made and why it is such a favorite part of many Mexican dishes.
What Kind of Meat is Carne Asada Made From?
Carne asada is a roasted meat that is primarily beef. Carne asada is made from different cuts of beef. Traditionally, carne asada is a cut of skirt or flank steak. However, tenderloin steak and rib steak can also be used. When making a good carne asada, you will want the right cut of meat to ensure great flavor and texture. When cooking carne asada it is equally important to cook the meat just right. Carne asada needs to be soft and not too chewy, so it is important to never over cook the meat.
Carne Asada Seasoning
When it comes to the perfect carne asada, you don’t just want the right cut of meat. You will want the right season rub. When preparing carne asada the first step is prepare the meat with a seasoning rub. Many people will go to the store and buy a carne asada seasoning rub for their dish. However, handmade seasoning rubs are the best. When making a good seasoning rub, there are many ingredients that are mixed together to create a perfect carne asada seasoning rub. Not only is a carne asada seasoning tasty and brings flavor to the meat, but the seasonings are also very healthy. In a carne asada seasoning rub there are many different ingredients such as:
• Mexico Chili Powder
• Pasilla Chili Powder
• Ground Celery Seed
• Onion Powder
• Oregano or Ground Mexican Oregano
• Black Pepper
• Ground Coriander
There are many variations of a perfect carne asada seasoning. Most of these ingredients have many health benefits and healing properties. When enjoying carne asada you’re not just enjoying the flavors but the health benefits as well. After the seasoning rub has been applied often the meat is then marinaded, and the longer the better. Afterwards the meat is grilled.
What Should I Serve with Carne Asada?
After the carne asada has been prepared it is either cut into cubes or in long strips. The meat is often cut to fit the cuisine or Mexican dish. There are many different Mexican dishes that use this tasty roasted meat. Street tacos is a popular dish that will use the carne asada. Another common dish that uses carne asada is carne asada burritos. Carne asada burritos are filled with this meat and other ingredients that come together to create filling and a most satisfying dish. Carne asada is a great start to many meals. Those at home can grill up this meats and save it for a number of different dishes. When attending your favorite restaurant you will find plenty of main dishes with carne asada.
Authentic Mexican Cuisine in Las Vegas, Nevada (Just Minutes from Summerlin, North LV, Paradise, Lone Mountain & Henderson, NV
When you have a craving for carne asada come on down and try one of our delicious dishes. We have a number of different Mexican dishes featuring carne asada. For dine in or order take out of our Mexican cuisine, contact Eddie’s Mexican Restaurant today.