Carne Asada Fries
Carne Asada Fries
Carne Asada Fries

Lamb Carne Asada Fries


May 15, 2023

Recipe Provided By "Two Purple Figs"

Courtesy of American Lamb Board

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2 lbs American Lamb Steaks (leg or shoulder)

1 tbsp Oil


1/4 tsp Salt

1/4 tsp Pepper

1/2 tsp Onion powder

1 tsp Mexican oregano

1 2/5 tsp Cumin

1 tsp Chili powder

1/2 tsp Garlic powder

1/4 tsp Lemon salt


3 cups Cooked French Fries, (air-fried, oven cooked, or deep fried)


1/2 cup Cheese shredded


Sour cream



Black and green Olives

Green onions

Chili flakes (optional for spice)


1Season the lamb on both sides with the seasoning mix.

2Preheat a large cast iron or heavy duty pan on medium high heat, add the oil and sear the steak on both sides until golden (3 minutes per sides) or until the temperature reaches 145 degrees F.

3Remove the lamb and let it rest for at least 3 mins*.

4Cook the French Fries

5In the meantime, preheat the oven to broil and gather your toppings.

6Cut the lamb into 1-inch chunks.

7Using the same heavy-duty skillet, start layering the fries, cheese and cut up pieces of lamb.

8Broil the pan until the cheese has melted and then your carne asada fries are ready for loading.

9Load up your toppings!


1*Note: The USDA recommends that lamb reach an internal temperature of at least 145 degrees F with a 3-minute rest.