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Carne asada fries topped with melted cheese, steak, salsa and guacamole.

Carne Asada Fries

These carne asada fries are topped with grilled marinated steak, pico de gallo, guacamole and plenty of cheese. The ultimate party snack or main course option that's perfect for feeding a crowd!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Marinating Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 639kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 recipe carne asada
  • 32 ounce bag frozen french fries
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup pico de gallo
  • 3/4 cup guacamole
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • cilantro sprigs and lime wedges for garnish optional
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Prepare the carne asada according to recipe directions.
  • While the carne asada is cooking, place the french fries on a sheet pan coated with cooking spray and bake according to package directions.
  • Slice the meat against the grain, then cut it into bite sized pieces.
  • Arrange the french fries in a skillet or on a sheet pan. Sprinkle the cheese over the fries, them top with the steak.
  • Bake the fries for 5-6 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Remove the pan from the oven. Top the fries with pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream. Serve immediately, garnished with cilanto and lime wedges if desired.


Calories: 639kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 954mg | Potassium: 1036mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 507IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 256mg | Iron: 4mg