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Carne asada fries on a blue platter.

Carne Asada Fries

Teri & Jenny
A simple and delicious recipe for mouthwatering carne asada fries! Just like nachos, but with French fries instead of tortilla chips. Perfection!
5 from 4 votes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 7


white queso sauce

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 ⅓ cups shredded white cheddar


  • Frozen French fries any brand
  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream
  • Queso fresco, crumbled
  • Pico de gallo
  • Jalapeno rings optional


  • Makes carne asada from recipe above. Once cooked, chop into bite sized pieces and set aside.
  • Remove from heat and allow carne to rest, 5 to 7 minutes. Chop into bit sized pieces.
  • For white queso sauce: Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk together for 2 to 3 minutes. Add milk and stir together until no lumps remain and the mixture has thickened enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon. Reduce the heat to low and add the cheese a little at a time whisking after each addition. Continue to cook and whisk the sauce together until all of the cheese has been incorporated and evenly melted. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.
  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Spread fries onto a baking sheet in a single layer and bake until golden brown and crisp. Season with salt.
  • Transfer fries to a serving platter and top with white queso sauce, chopped carne, large dollops of guacamole and sour cream, crumbled queso fresco, and finish with a generous sprinkle of pico de gallo. Serve.
Keyword carne asada, French fries
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