carne asada

noun
car·ne asa·da | \ˌkär-nā-ə-ˈsä-də \

Definition of carne asada 

: a grilled Mexican dish of spicy marinated steak strips sometimes served in a burrito or taco

Examples of carne asada in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Manta ray/shrimp medley and carne asada at improper temperature. Robert Gundran, azcentral, "Restaurant with no sneeze guard on salsa bar among this week's violations," 11 July 2018 The marinated carne asada is grilled and served alamabre-style for Black Rooster’s signature taco, which blends the beef with Oaxaca cheese and smokey bacon. Craig Laban, Philly.com, "Orlando's best dining thrills are outside the parks," 22 June 2018 The regular lunch on a recent day consisted of a large serving of rice and beans; carne asada; cooked squash and corn; a salad of lettuce, carrots and jicama; tortillas; and optional flan for dessert. James Wagner, New York Times, "A Nightmare for Mexico’s Soccer Opponents: More Chuckys On the Way," 27 June 2018 His 16 to 19-course tasting menu ($187) turns familiar Mexican flavors into creative dishes — frijoles and carne asada are re-envisioned in totally different and sophisticated ways. Michael Bauer, SFChronicle.com, "The 4 best tasting-menu restaurants in the Mission," 17 June 2018 The family stopped for carne asada tacos and soda on their way home from a waterpark, deputies said. Jared Gilmour, sacbee, "Fake cop’s badge and gun didn’t fool mom — so she quietly hatched a plan, LA deputies say," 11 June 2018 Among them: sweet potato red bean, blackened shrimp and carne asada tacos for $2.50 each; $6 Signature 1893 Margarita and house wines; and $1 off draft or bottled beers. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Cinco de Mayo deals: 40 restaurants for Mexican food specials, cheap beer and margaritas," 28 Apr. 2018 Juan Rodriguez, 38 Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office The mother kindly offered a carne asada taco to the fake cop (identified by police as Juan Rodriguez, 38), according to the sheriff’s office. Jared Gilmour, sacbee, "Fake cop’s badge and gun didn’t fool mom — so she quietly hatched a plan, LA deputies say," 11 June 2018 For those who don’t like fish, there are two alternatives: carne asada or beef tacos. Courtney Dabney, star-telegram, "Pescatarian paradise: It's all about the seafood at this Veracruz-inspired restaurant | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 22 May 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'carne asada.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of carne asada

1977, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carne asada

Spanish, grilled meat

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about carne asada

Share carne asada

Statistics for carne asada

Last Updated

20 Oct 2018

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for carne asada

The first known use of carne asada was in 1977

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on carne asada

See words that rhyme with carne asada

Comments on carne asada

What made you want to look up carne asada? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a state of commotion or excitement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!