How to Make Carne Asada at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Have you ever heard about Carne Asada but do you know what is it? It is a dish made from steak by adding some spices and juices. I came to know about this when I was out to eat street food.

I took a brief tour of that place and I saw a stall named Carne Asada, I went to that stall just to know what is it? I asked the man who was making the dish about what is it and he said, it is a dish in which steak is the main element.

I ordered one for me and after some time, he gave me the plate of Carne Asada and it was a dish which was sumptuous. I asked him about Carne Asada Recipe and he gave me the recipe.

Today, I saw steak in my kitchen and I started making Carne Asada and while making this, a thought came into my mind to share Carne Asada Recipe with my lovely people over here. But first, let’s gather the ingredients from the supermarket to make this dish.

Ingredients For Carne Asada

Fresh Cilantro Leaves1/2 Cup
Olive Oil1/3 Cup
Sodium Soy Sauce1/4 Cup
One Orange Juice1
One Lime Juice1
Minced Garlic Clove4
Ground Cumin1 tsp
Kosher Salt2 tsp
Ground Black Pepper1
Flank Steak1 1/2  Pound

While making this for the first time, I thought it would be a very quick recipe to make but I was wrong Let’s see the proper timing.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
4 hours 30 Mins15 Mins4 hours 45 Mins

Now, we are at the final stage for what we all are waiting for. Yes, you got it right, we will learn the Carne Asada Recipe.

Carne Asada Recipe

Carne Asada recipe
  1. Add cilantro, pepper, cumin, jalapeno, garlic, lime juice, orange juice, soy sauce, and olive oil in a medium bowl.
  2. Place 1/2 cup of the mixture in the refrigerator.
  3. Combine steak and remaining cilantro mixture in a large bowl, marinate the mixture overnight.
  4. On medium-high heat preheat grill and pat steak dry from both sides and sprinkle salt and pepper.
  5. Over the grill add steak and grill it for 6 minutes from each side.
  6. Leave the steak for 5 minutes aside and serve it with remaining cilantro mixture.

Finally, Carne Asada is ready. Make it at your home and I bet that everyone will fell in love with the taste of this streak dish

Nutritional Facts Of Carne Asada

Steaks are usually healthy for our health and from the nutritional breakdown that I have mentioned below, you will come to know how much healthy it is.


How To Make Carne Asada at Home | Video

After knowing the exact recipe, I still searched on the internet regarding the recipe video of Carne Asada at Home. So that’s why I’ve added a video below, so it’ll be easier for you to make it.


I hope you’ve liked this recipe of Carne Asada. I highly recommend you to make this at home and share your meaningful reviews in the comments section below.

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