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Is flap steak good for Carne Asada?

Carne Asada is often made with skirt steak, but we like to use sirloin flap meat (aka bavette steak). Like skirt or flank steak, flap meat has a coarse grain that takes well to marinade. Even without a marinade, flap meat is extremely tender with a bold, beefy flavor.

Is flap meat the same as Carne Asada?

While “Carne Asada’s” literal translation in English means “grilled meat”, the actual cut of beef that most people are referring to when they say “Carne Asada” is Ranchera (in Spanish) or Flap Steak. Flap Steak is a tender, fan-shaped cut of beef that comes from the short loin portion of the cow.

What cut of beef is best for Carne Asada?

Best cut of beef for Carne Asada

The BEST cuts for the Mexican version of the dish we all know and love are either skirt steak or flank steak. Personally, I prefer skirt steak (pictured). It’s more tender and flavourful than flank and can be cooked well done (for those who prefer well) without getting tough and chewy.

What is flap steak good for?

Beef flap meat is a very thin cut from the bottom sirloin. It has a texture and flavor somewhat similar to skirt steak, but is less prized (and thus less expensive). It’s frequently used in tacos, carne asada, stir fry & other sliced or chopped applications.

What cut of meat do you use for carne asada?

The cut of beef you use should be flavorful, but it doesn’t need to be tender. Carne asada is usually made from skirt steak. Alternatives include flank steak, sirloin flap meat, or even trimmed brisket cut into 1-inch thick “steaks” and then again into thin strips.

Do you need a lid to cook carne asada?

Since the meat is cooked over direct heat, you won’t need a lid. Mesquite chips in a smoker box on your gas grill will help, but nothing beats the authentic flavor of a real fire. The cut of beef you use should be flavorful, but it doesn’t need to be tender. Carne asada is usually made from skirt steak.

What is carne asada and what does it taste like?

But there is a whole lot more to this grilled beef than that. In Mexico and the American Southwest, you will find that carne asada has become the modern Spanish equivalent of barbecue—in the party sense of the word. Traditionally, a large charcoal fire pit is used to prepare carne asada. At home, a charcoal grill works best.

Can you smoke carne asada on a gas grill?

Mesquite chips in a smoker box on your gas grill will help, but nothing beats the authentic flavor of a real fire. The cut of beef you use should be flavorful, but it doesn’t need to be tender. Carne asada is usually made from skirt steak.