Pineapple Carne Asada Recipe

Recreate this Mexican dish at home with our easy recipe.

Categories Main Dish, Beef, Del Monte Juice, Del Monte Pineapple
Preparation Time1 hr. and 5 min.
Cooking Time1 hr.
Number of Servings 10


    • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced
    • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
    • 1 Tbsp chili powder
    • 1/2 tsp oregano, ground
    • 2 cup DEL MONTE 100% Pineapple Juice with Vitamins A, C & E (46oz)
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 1/4 cup lime juice
    • 1 tsp cumin
    • 1 tsp salt, rock
    • 1 kg beef, sirloin, sliced into 1/4-inch thick slices
    • 1 can DEL MONTE Sliced Pineapple (432g), drained, reserve syrup
    • 2 tsp cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tsp water
    • 1/2 tsp salt, rock
    • 2 pack flour tortilla (6")
    • 1/2 cup cilantro

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Pyrex Dish
    • Skewer
    • Turbo Broiler

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Marinating
    • Mixing


1. Mix all ingredients for marinade.
2. Using half of the marinade, marinate the beef for 1 hour.
3. Start by making a pineapple base by skewering the DEL MONTE Pineapple Slices with 2 pieces of barbecue skewers. Skewer 3 pieces of sliced beef. Add another piece of pineapple then continue until all of the pineapples and beef have been skewered.
4. Roast in a turbo broiler at 250°C (482°F) for a total of 40 minutes.
5. For the sauce, simmer the remaining marinade. Add the cornstarch mixture. Simmer until thick and season with salt.
6. To assemble, slice the beef and pineapples into strips. Place in a flour tortilla. Drizzle with sauce and top with cilantro.

Lusog Notes

This Pineapple Carne Asada dish is rich in iron which aids in the formation of red blood cells that carry oxygen all over the body. It is also rich in vitamin B2 that plays a role in energy production and maintenance of healthy skin.

Chef's Tip

Layering the pineapple in the roast helps keep the meat moist. The juice of the sliced pineapple keeps the roast juicy and at the same time flavorful.


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