carne asada

noun
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

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The Tex-Mex menu includes carne asada tots, brisket tacos, ground beef burritos and fajitas. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, "David Chang’s Fuku fried chicken is (almost) here, L.A.," 16 Sep. 2019 The restaurant is inspired by family recipes and will have lengua, al pastor, pancita and chayote tacos, milaneza de pollo tortas, and carne asada gorditas. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Go all out on Asian-Cajun food at Spicy Fingers, plus more restaurant openings and closings," 11 Sep. 2019 The hard sear on its juicy chorizo and carne asada tacos translates to a deep, satisfying caramelized meatiness. New York Times, "A Very Full Day at Snug Harbor on Staten Island (and Where to Eat and Drink Nearby)," 28 Aug. 2019 Have dinner in Mexico at Taqueria Jalisco, which serves tacos, burritos, and quesadillas, along with pozole, all-day chilaquiles, and carne asada with rice, beans, avocado, and tortillas. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, "Where to take your kids to eat this summer vacation," 16 July 2019 Similarly to the chorizo though, the Whole30-approved and paleo-compliant carne asada will only be available for a limited time. Ana Calderone, PEOPLE.com, "Chipotle Is Adding Carne Asada to Its Menu Nationwide," 17 Sep. 2019 The shop’s famous carne asada fries are the ultimate in decadent munchie food. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Comic-Con 2019: Top 10 cheap eats at Comic-Con this week," 17 July 2019 The restaurant is rolling out carne asada, a marinated steak, for a limited time at its more than 2,000 stores in the United States beginning Tuesday. Jordan Valinsky, CNN, "Chipotle adds a new meat to its menu for the first time in a year," 17 Sep. 2019 Growing up, dinner was chicken and dumplings one night and carne asada the next. Outside Online, "Meet the Women Behind LatinXhikers," 2 Aug. 2019

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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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