Corona Carne Asada

by Jimmy
(Garden grove, ca)

First start off with a container that will fit your quantity of meat and still leave room for liquid.


Add Corona beer until your container is 1/2 way full. Pour in 1 to 2 tablespoon of seasoning salt.

Cut and juice three limes. From the limes you just juiced take three halfs and add to the marinade to soak. Now add your meat. I like to use flap meat from Costco. It is pretty thick and tender already but this mix will break it down a little more.

Cover and leave in fridge overnight. Next day take it out and cook it on the bbq. It has a mild/medium beer taste but i have not had anyone that didnt like this recipe.

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Comment from Rockin Robin:

Hi Jimmy, thanks for sending us your recipe. Sounds like a very easy carne asada recipe. The nice thing about this recipe is that it is pretty easy to make as much or as little as you want.

I would use less seasoning salt for a smaller quantity of beef. If I were making say, 1 or 2 lbs. of beef then 2 or 3 teaspoons would probably be enough.

If you are making 5 to 7 lbs. then the 1 to 2 tablespoons would be more appropriate. Use your best judgement.

To compliment this recipe I want to suggest serving it with my Spanish rice and refried beans.

If anyone tries this recipe, send us a comment about it.

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by: jimmy

Yes you juice the limes into the marinade and then add the limes shells into marinade as well.

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by: Rake

Well, my mom was asking me about what to make for the dinner and we were on a plan to make something new. So we thought why not trying some Spanish and got here. It was really a wonderful recipe.

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Yes you juice the lime into the marinated meat and add the shells after to soak. Season salt is 1 teaspoon. I just shake to cover the mix and it will bubble a little.

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by: Anonymous

So you don't add the lime juice, just the three half shells?

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Comment from Cooking-Mexican-Recipes:
I'm not totally sure but I'm guessing he is adding the juice too. Maybe Jimmy will tell us.

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