Carne or Pollo Asada

Carne or Pollo Asada


2 pounds flank or skirt steak or 2 pounds boneless chicken sliced thin

8 garlic cloves, minced
6 jalapeño chile peppers, seeded and minced

1/4 c minced onion
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 lsmall handful fresh cilantro, leaves and stems, finely chopped (great flavor in the stems) about 1/2 a bunch
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
8-10 limes, juiced
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil


**note the above recipe is cut from what I make for my family LOL, below is what I make for us**

8 pounds meat sliced thin
40 garlic cloves, minced
24 jalapeños seeded and minced

1c minced onion
2T ground cumin

1 large handful fresh cilantro chopped (about 2 bunches

2-3T Kosher salt

1/2T freshly ground black pepper
20 limes & 3 lemons juiced
6 tablespoons white vinegar
2 cup olive oil

We serve this with warm flour tortillas and homemade pico de gallo. I do not have a recipe for pico… but I add the same ingredients each time –



 Pico de Gallo

fresh tomatoes diced

limes juiced

cilantro chopped

minced onion

minced peppers – jalapenos & bells I like colored bells for this

fresh garlic minced


kosher salt

just a touch of black pepper


This is a recipe though that requires lots of tasting as you go. 🙂

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