Culinary Collection

Chile-Cumin Carne Asada with Cilantro Butter

with Pommes Dauphine

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Expert

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

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Cumin has a long and storied history, going back 5,000 years. It's in both Testaments, ancient Greeks treated it like a condiment, putting it on the table like salt and pepper, Middle Ages people believed it kept chickens and people from wondering. (How did it do that? No clue.) All that history and use, and here it is flavoring your steak with its earthy rich delights. Next week, the history of cilantro…

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 12 oz. Yukon Potatoes
  • 12 oz. Sirloin Steaks
  • 8 oz. Green Beans
  • Info
    ½ cups Italian Panko Blend
  • Info
    1.26 oz. Mayonnaise
  • Info
    ¾ oz. Roasted Garlic & Herb Butter
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tsp. Chile and Cumin Rub
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using NY strip steak, follow same instructions as sirloin in Steps 2 and 4, searing until browned, 2-3 minutes per side, then roasting until steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 9-11 minutes. Rest, 3 minutes. Halve to serve.

  • If using chicken breasts, follow same instructions as sirloin in Steps 2 and 4, searing until browned, 2-3 minutes per side, then roasting until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 10-12 minutes.

  • If using pork chops, follow same instructions as sirloin in Steps 2 and 4, searing until browned, 2-3 minutes per side, then roasting until pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 6-8 minutes. Rest, 3 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Pommes Dauphine

    Peel and cut potatoes into large evenly-sized chunks.

    Bring a medium pot with potato chunks covered by water to a boil. Cook until fork-tender, 10-12 minutes.

    Drain potatoes in a colander and return to pot. Add garlic salt, mayonnaise, and panko and mash until combined and smooth.

    Form potato mixture into eight evenly-sized balls, then gently flatten to 1/2"-thick cakes.

    While potatoes boil, prepare ingredients.

  2. 2

    Prepare Ingredients and Make Cilantro Butter

    Trim ends off green beans.

    Stem and mince cilantro.

    Mince garlic.

    In a mixing bowl, combine cilantro and butter. Set aside.

    Pat steaks dry, and season both sides with chile and cumin rub and a pinch of salt and pepper.

  3. 3

    Start the Green Beans

    Place green beans on prepared baking sheet. Toss with 1 tsp. olive oil, garlic, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper.

    Spread into a single layer. Roast in hot oven, 5 minutes.

    While green beans roast, sear steaks.

  4. 4

    Cook Steak and Finish Green Beans

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and steaks to hot pan. Sear undisturbed until browned, 2-3 minutes per side.

    Carefully remove baking sheet from oven. Push green beans to one side. Baking sheet will be hot! Use a utensil. Transfer steaks to empty half. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

    Roast in hot oven until green beans are tender but still crisp and steaks reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 7-9 minutes.

    Carefully remove from oven. Rest roasted steaks, 3 minutes.

    While steaks and green beans roast, cook pommes dauphine.

  5. 5

    Cook Pommes Dauphine and Finish Dish

    Return pan used to sear steaks to medium-high heat and add 4 tsp. olive oil.

    Working in batches if necessary, add Pommes Dauphine to hot pan and cook until golden-brown, 2-3 minutes per side.

    Remove from burner.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping steaks with cilantro butter. Bon appétit!

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