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Sliced carne asada on the grilling pan with cilantro

Easy Carne Asada Recipe

Carne asada is absolutely mouth watering. Whip out the outdoor grill, flex your home cook muscle and throw a fiesta for the books.
Course Meats
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 serving
Calories 464kcal


  • 3 lb beef flank
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 bn fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium orange
  • 2 small limes
  • 4 green onions


  • Prepare ingredients for the carne asada.
    Ingredients for carne asada
  • Chop cilantro, green onions and place them in a ziplock bag or in a dish. To the greens add soy sauce.
    Herbs and sauce for the carne asada
  • Add beef and squeeze lime juice and orange juice to the mix. Dont get rid of the skins, add them to the marinade. Leave meat to marinade for at least 4 hours.
    marinating carne asada in a bag
  • Grill beef until it's golden brown on both sides and external temperature reads 145 °F.
    Carne Asada cooking on a grill
  • Serve beef right away. It is delicious when wrapped in tortillas with avocado, tomatoes, salsa or other veggies.
    Sliced carne asada on the grilling pan with lime and herbs


Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 1735mg | Potassium: 584mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 113IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 4mg