Carne Asada a la Tampiqueña is one of the most popular and famous Mexican dishes. This recipe was created in the border región of Tampico, Tamaulipas and gets its name from Tampico citizens, nicknamed “tampiquenos”. The recipe is accompanied with delicious side dishes like a cheese tacos covered in mole, refried beans, guacamole and rice. This Carne Asada a la Tampiqueña recipe is a culinary tradition that originated at the beginning of this century. Keep the tradition going and make this delicious recipe “Carne Asada a la Tampiquena” with the La Costeña Mole and La Costeña Refried Beans.
CARNE ASADA A LA TAMPIQUENA RECIPE
- 1 jar La Costeña mole
- 12 tortillas
- Grated anejo
- Chopped onion
- 2 lbs. sirloin cut along the grain into thin steaks
- Lettuce leaves
- La Costeña retried pinto beans
- 6 slices asadero cheese
- Rajas de poblano
- Sliced onion
Dilute mole in prepared chicken stock (about 3 cups) and boil until it thickens. Fry the tortillas lightly and dip them in the mole, fold them over and sprinkle with cheese and chopped onion. Arrange on large individual plates. Broil beef and place next to enmoladas. Serve guacamole on a lettuce leaf, to one side hot beans topped with cheese and totopos and finally, rajas de poblano fried in a little butter and combined with onion.
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