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    Carne Asada Sandwiches With Chipotle Mayonnaise

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    35 mins

    30 mins

    5 mins

    MsKittyKat's Note:

    A spicy take on your standard steak sandwich.

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    1. 1
      Rinse the onion slices in a strainer under cold running water.
    2. 2
      Pat dry; place in a bowl.
    3. 3
      Cover with the red wine vinegar.
    4. 4
      Set aside for 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.
    5. 5
      Pound the garlic with salt, using a mortar and pestle, to make a paste.
    6. 6
      Add 1 tablespoon of the lime juice and incorporate it into the garlic.
    7. 7
      Slowly add the olive oil, stirring with the pestle to incorporate it.
    8. 8
      (If you don't have a mortar and pestle, this can be done in a food processor.) Spoon the garlic mixture over the steak, spreading it with the back of a spoon.
    9. 9
      Season with salt.
    10. 10
      Turn the meat over and do the same with the other side.
    11. 11
      Combine the mayonnaise, pureed chipotle and sauce and remaining 1 tablespoon of the lime juice in another small bowl.
    12. 12
      Grill or fry the beef over high heat, 3 minutes.
    13. 13
      Turn; cook to medium rare, 1-2 minutes.
    14. 14
      Set aside.
    15. 15
      Cut the rolls in half; spread each half with 1 tablespoon of the chipotle mayonnaise.
    16. 16
      Arrange the avocado slices on the top half of the roll; top with a few onion rings.
    17. 17
      Cut the meat into pieces roughly the size of the bread; arrange on the onion rings.
    18. 18
      Add the bottom half of the roll; press gently to compact everything together.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 19, 2007


      YUMM! Fast, easy, and cheap too! I prepared it as described except I used greek-style pita bread (no pockets) instead of rolls, and I also added some cilantro... just because. Served with a side of steamed broccoli and chips. Husband AND kids declared it a keeper. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Carne Asada Sandwiches With Chipotle Mayonnaise

    Serving Size: 1 (336 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 601.1
    Calories from Fat 263
    Total Fat 29.2 g
    Saturated Fat 5.3 g
    Cholesterol 91.2 mg
    Sodium 1308.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 43.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
    Sugars 3.5 g
    Protein 41.9 g

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    chipotle chiles in adobo

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