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Unread 12-26-2009, 02:02 PM   #1
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Smile Xmas Eve Carne Asada Tacos

The missus and I had a lot of prep work to do for our Christmas gathering, so something simple and tasty was in order. Why not carne asada tacos? We picked up a couple of pounds of pre-marinated carne asada at the Mexican market, along with fresh tortillas and salsas. While not as good as my homemade carne asada, this stuff works fine in a pinch.

Here's the meat in the bag ready to go on the grill:



Set up the Kingsford Oval using two bricks for a reverse sear, and added some oak to the coals:



Once the meat had cooked on the cool side and absorbed some smoky oak goodness, time to finish it off with a nice hot sear:



Meat plated and ready for a brief rest:



Taco assembled with pico de gallo, salsa roja, and a small slice of avocado:



I know, the taco pic isn't very good, but the tacos were great...I ate 5 of them!
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Unread 12-26-2009, 02:20 PM   #2
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Only five?
Looks good to me!
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Very tasty looking Moose! I love when my FIL cooks his homemade carne asada.
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Beef taco's is the next thing coming off my que.They look great,I will take 5 also.
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I love me some carne asada!
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You're making me homesick for L.A.
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Quote:
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You're making me homesick for L.A.
You used to live in LA? Where?
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Fantastic! Yummy ...
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I'd hit some of them asada tacos! Look fantatic.
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Damn, those asada tacos look like they could hit the spot right now. Kudos, Brother!
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