Carne AsadaFrom twill10 4 years ago
- Carne Asada, Thx to Texas Cooking.com shopping list
- 4 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1/2 to 1-inch cubes* shopping list
- ... shopping list
- 2 tbs bacon grease shopping list
- 1 medium yellow onion, diced shopping list
- 1/2 bell pepper, stem and seeds removed, diced shopping list
- 2 jalapeno chiles, stems and seeds removed, diced shopping list
- 2 serrano chiles, stems and seeds removed, diced shopping list
- 5 cloves garlic, minced shopping list
- 1 14.5-oz can diced tomatoes shopping list
- 1 tbs ground cumin shopping list
- 1 tbs chili powder shopping list
- 1/4 tsp cayenne shopping list
- 1 tsp dried oregano shopping list
- 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped shopping list
- 1 bay leaf shopping list
- 1 bottle of dark Mexican beer (Bohemia, Dos Equis Amber or Negro Modelo will work) shopping list
- 2 cups water shopping list
- salt and black pepper shopping list
How to make it
- Season the beef with salt and pepper.
- In a large skillet or dutch oven, brown the beef on medium-high heat in 1 tablespoon bacon grease. You may need to do this in several batches.
- Remove the beef from the pan with a slotted spoon. Add the final tablespoon of bacon grease
- Reduce the heat to medium-low heat and cook the onion, bell pepper, jalapenos, serrano chiles for about 10 minutes or until the onions start to brown. Next, add the garlic and cook for about 30 seconds.
- Slowly add the browned beef back to the pot, along with the tomatoes, cumin, cayenne, chili powder, oregano, cilantro, bay leaf, beer, and the water.
- Turn the heat up to high and bring to a boil. Once it boils, turn the heat down to low and let simmer uncovered for 4 to 5 hours, depending on how tender you want the meat.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- May be served as is, with sliced jalapenos and flour tortillas or with traditional beans and rice sides.
- * Pork shoulder or bottom round can be substituted
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