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 This carne asada comes together with just a few ingredients and a quick sear on the grill. Ashley Dunne, Sunset Magazine, 28 Apr. 2022 Brandt beef bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich), carne asada tacos, smoked portobello tacos, grab-and-go salads, wraps and Vietnamese noodle bowls. San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Apr. 2022 Barbacoa, chorizo, carne asada, carnitas and breakfast tacos also are available in the 4,600-square-foot store that has dine-in seating. Marc Bona, cleveland, 30 Mar. 2022 The whole dish is topped with a big slab of juicy skirt steak carne asada. Andi Berlin, The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2022 The Tahini menu also features a few appetizers like pita chips with za’atar and sumac seasoning, fried halloumi (goat’s milk) cheese sticks and Tahini fries, which is a shawarma version of carne asada fries. San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Feb. 2022 If the $5-billion building was indeed the Rams’ house — as the franchise’s tagline suggests ad nauseam — then the 49ers aficionados crashed the ADU out back and threw themselves a carne asada. Los Angeles Times, 31 Jan. 2022 The carne asada fries piles crispy french fries or potato chips with guacamole, pico de gallo, beer cheese and a choice of protein. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 24 Jan. 2022 At Tacos El Tucan in Richmond, tacos al carbon reigns supreme, with a gas grill imparting an incredible smoky flavor onto carne asada and adobada. Gwendolyn Wu, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Mar. 2022 See More

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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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15 May 2022

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“Carne asada.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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