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Carne Asada Con Papas Y Salsa Roja

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Ingredients
For the salsa roja
  Jalapeno chiles 2
  Jalapeno chilies 2
  Roma plum tomatoes 4
  White onion 1 Small, stem end untrimmed and cut into quarters
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Chopped fresh cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly squeezed lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For the marinade:
  Garlic 8 Clove (40 gm), crushed or minced to a paste
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Use Pure Variety)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For the steaks
  Top sirloin steak 40 Ounce (4 Pieces, 10 Ounce Each)
For the papas
  New potatoes 8
  Light olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Sliced chives 1 Tablespoon (Use Fresh)
  Finely snipped fresh chives 1 Tablespoon (Or Sliced)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the broiler or grill.
2) In a mixing bowl, mix all the marinade ingredients together until thoroughly combined.
3) Evenly rub the mixture over the steaks and keep aside at room temperature for 30 minutes.

MAKING
4) Broil the chiles and tomatoes under the broiler, turning occasionally until the skins are charred. Stem and seed the chiles and coarsely chop with the tomatoes.
5) In a saute pan or skillet, dry roast the onions over a medium-high heat for 10 minutes, turning occasionally. Stir in the garlic and dry-roast for another 10 minutes.
6) Remove the onion and garlic from the pan, allow to cool and then coarsely chop them.
7) In the mixing bowl, mix the chili-tomato mixture, roasted onion - garlic, cumin, cilantro, lime juice, sugar and salt and keep the salsa aside until required.
8) In a saucepan, bring the potatoes to a boil and cook for 10 minutes. Drain and place in a bowl with ice water to cool down. Drain, dry and quarter the potatoes.
9) In a mixing bow, toss the potatoes with the oil, chives, salt and pepper.
10) Grill or broil the potatoes for about 10 minutes or until light brown and crisp, keep the papas warm until serving.
11) Grill or broil the steaks for 4 to 5 minutes each side for medium-rare or about 6 minutes each side for medium and slightly crisp.

SERVING
12) On each warm serving plate, place the steaks in the center, spoon the salsa on a side,
the potatoes next to the salsa and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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