Instead of ordering takeaway from your favorite Mexican restaurant, why not try creating carne asada fries in the comfort of your own home? They are covered with cheddar cheese, guacamole, jalapenos, and succulent carne asada, which creates a taste combination that you won’t be able to get enough of no matter how much you try.
Carne asada is known for its wonderful taste and soft texture. It has been marinated to perfection, and it is seasoned with a plethora of delectable spices and herbs. If you have any leftover carne asada after preparing your fries, you should definitely give these carne asada tacos or carne asada nachos a try since they make a scrumptious snack!
Carne Asada Fries That Are Both Quick and Easy to Make
Carne asada fries are the pinnacle of all foods that should be considered a guilty pleasure. There is a local business in Utah known as Rancherito’s that serves carne asada fries and carne asada fried burritos. Both of these items may be found on their menu. I am much too frequent of a visitor there! Before I tried making them at home, I didn’t believe anything could surpass it. But I was wrong. It definitely does impact the dynamic of the game. Carne asada fries cooked at home are the epitome of cheesy, meaty, and mouthwatering perfection.
Not only does the flavor taste better overall, but you can also make your carne asada fries taste exactly as you want them to by adding any and all of your favorite toppings. Although I used shredded cheddar, sour cream, guacamole, chopped vegetables, and chopped jalapenos, you are free to combine any of these ingredients in any way that strikes your fancy! These loaded fries are ideal for serving as an appetizer during a sporting event, but they can also be used as a side dish or even a main course. They are irresistible due to the fact that they are fries.
Ingredients and Fixings
These carne asada fries are brought to a whole new level of deliciousness by each and every one of the toppings. I like every single taste and the variety of textures! You have everything from cheese that melts in your mouth to guacamole that is creamy, red onions that have a crunch, and steak that is tender and covered in sauce.
- Carne Asada: Carne asada is steak that has been marinated and seasoned with a variety of flavorful spices. It takes a little bit of time and some preparation to make carne asada at home, but the effort is well worth it since it results in the most delicious taste conceivable. Because this is the star attraction of the dish, you shouldn’t scrimp on the ingredients. You can get the whole recipe for my carne asada here.
- French Fries: You may use premade french fries, or you can cook your own from scratch using fresh potatoes. A sneaky technique to produce wonderfully crisp fries in a matter of minutes is to use an appliance called an air fryer. They don’t make nearly as much of a mess as their deep-fried brethren, but they taste exactly the same.
- Cheddar Cheese: Due to the taste and melty consistency of cheddar cheese, cheese fries made with cheddar cheese are delicious. If you want a meal that is closer to its authentic roots, give cotija cheese a try while you are preparing it.
- Tomato Roma: Finely chopped Roma tomatoes provide a taste that is both fresh and luscious.
Jalapeños: Sliced jalapeños offer a delightful flash of spiciness.
- Onion Rouge: Not only do I like the robust and savory taste that chopped red onions provide to a dish, but their consistency is also quite satisfying to the mouth.
- Guacamole: If you like a tastier and more authentic taste, create your own guacamole rather than purchasing it already prepared.
- Cream Sour: A serving of loaded fries isn’t complete without a dollop of cream sour on top. It imparts the ideal amount of acidity and creaminess to the dish.
- Cilantro: (Optional) The garnish consists of chopped fresh cilantro. This gives your fries a little something more to taste, and it also makes them appear picture-perfect.
Carne Asada Fries: Step-by-Step Instructions
You will need to get started on your carne asada preparations as early as possible; the whole recipe may be found here. The assembly of your french fries will be a breeze once you have it prepared and ready to go! This delectable starter may be ready in much less than ten minutes.
- Carne Asada Preparation: Make sure the carne asada is ready to go before you start putting together the fries.
- Preheat the Oven and Prepare the Baking Dish: Preheat the oven to a temperature of 350 degrees Fahrenheit and coat a cast-iron pan, an oven-safe skillet, or a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
- Prepare French Fries and Sprinkle with Cheese: First, bake or air cook the French fries in accordance with the recommendations on the box. Put some cheese on top of the fries, then place them in the oven for about five to seven minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
- Toppings: Finely chop the carne asada and sprinkle it over the top of the cheese fries. Place a layer of guacamole on the bottom, followed by a layer of tomato, jalapeño, red onion, and sour cream. You are welcome to omit or substitute any of the toppings as you see fit. Add some cilantro as a garnish, and then dig in!