carne asada

car·​ne asa·​da | \ ˌkär-nā-ə-ˈsä-də How to pronounce carne asada (audio) \

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 Aided by a dozen volunteers, the Leyva brothers distributed about 200 free meals of chicken and carne asada tacos, cactus salad, salsa, rice and agua de tamarindo. Andrew J. Campa Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "He lost his quesadilla stand to the pandemic. Now he feeds needy people," 27 Nov. 2020 In the front yard, a taquero served carnitas, carne asada and tacos al pastor to a few dozen guests, many of whom were there to meet Sheridan. Uriel J. Garcia, The Arizona Republic, "'Hey, I'm not Joe': Sheriff candidate Jerry Sheridan distances himself from Arpaio, his former boss," 23 Sep. 2020 This fast-casual place feels like a neighborhood hangout with Latin music thumping on the speakers and carne asada, barbacoa, chicken adobada and more sizzling on the grill. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, "Hungry? Here are Arizona's best hidden gem restaurants outside of Phoenix," 21 Oct. 2020 Mariscos Jalisco will make shrimp tacos while Tacos El Ruso will make carne asada. Jenn Harris Senior Food Writer, Los Angeles Times, "5 of SoCal’s best taqueros and taqueras are popping up in downtown L.A.," 21 Oct. 2020 Other menu items include the bean and cheese fry bread and the carne asada Indian taco, named for their children Yolli and Jazzy. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, "Here are 6 Indigenous-owned restaurants and food stands to try in metro Phoenix," 12 Oct. 2020 Each dish on the menu is named for one of their kids: Jazzy, named for a daughter, is a carne asada Indian taco, while son Yolli’s name adorns a simple bean and cheese fry bread dish. Debra Utacia Krol, The Arizona Republic, "Indigenous street vendors bring comfort food and a taste of home to Phoenix," 24 Sep. 2020 Chipotle included carne asada in its menu from late 2019 to early 2020. Josh Rivera, USA TODAY, "Chipotle fans rejoice: Carne asada is back on the menu, for a limited time," 23 Sep. 2020 Chipotle said in the quarter it was introduced last year that carne asada contributed to a 11% rise in same-store sales. Jordan Valinsky, CNN, "Chipotle brings back its most popular new menu item," 22 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of carne asada

1977, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carne asada

Spanish, grilled meat

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28 Dec 2020

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“Carne asada.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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