Chef David McMillan from Bird Cafe makes a delicious dish from the new brunch menu.
Carne Asada Marinade, Meat & Cooking
8 garlic cloves
1 oz lime juice
1 oz canola oil
2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp dry oregano
4 Tbsp ancho chile powder can sub regular chile powder
2 lbs Flap meat or skirt steak
1/2 c water
Roast garlic & jalapeno in in pot with oil
Add chile powder, lime juice, oregano, water & cook on low heat.
Marinate meat overnight.
In a hot pan or on a grill sear/char the meat.
Cook till desired doneness, let rest 5 minutes.
Slice meat across the grain about ¼" thick
Proceed with plating or hold meat at room temp or refrigerate till you need it.
Pepper & Onion mix
2 bell peppers sliced
1 Onion, white sliced
Cook peppers & onions in a little oil till soft & tender.
Mix with sliced meat.
Coffee Maple Syrup for Carne Asada Waffle
2 cups Maple syrup
1/4 cup Dark coffee grinds OR 1 1/2 tsp. Intant coffee
1/ 4 cup Water
1/2 tsp Salt
Bring all to a boil.
Reduce heat to a simmer for 5 minutes.
4 Belgian waffles
Carne asada mix, cooked (the meat and veggies above)
1 1/2 Coffee Maple Syrup
8 springs Cilantro
2 oz Cotija
Heat cooked carne asada mix
Set waffle in the center of a large plate with asada mix on top.
Lay cilantro sprigs over top and sprinkle with cotija
Drizzle warm coffee maple syrup over all.
You can buy pre-sasoned Asada meat or make your own with the included recipe.
You can make the Coffee Maple Syrup or just use Maple syrup, just make sure it is a good one!