We’re pretty sure that this craving appetizer recipe will be your new favorite snack to taste. Be sure to customize them with your favorite toppings (and don’t let anyone catch you licking your fingers)!
Preparation time: 8 hours to overnight to marinate
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Total duration: 8 hours and 20 minutes
Marinade and Steak
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 8 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- pinch of ground cayenne pepper
- 1 1/2 pounds flank steak
Fries and cheese sauce
- 1 bag frozen seasoned fries, cooked according to package directions
- 3 tablespoons of butter
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 10 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated
- avocado, diced or mashed or guacamole
- pico de gallo
- sour cream
- fresh coriander
- sliced jalapenos, fresh or pickled
- black olives
Here’s how to do it:
- For the marinade, combine the lime juice, orange juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, black pepper, cumin, cayenne pepper and oregano in a mixing bowl. to mix together. Place in an airtight container allowing the steak to marinate for a minimum of 8 hours to overnight.
- Preheat the grill or cast iron skillet to medium-high heat and cook the steak to the desired temperature. Remove to a cutting board and let rest. While the steak is on the grill, cook the fries according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the flour and whisk for 2 minutes. Add the milk, whisking constantly to avoid lumps, until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth. And salt the garlic and let the mixture thicken for 3-4 minutes. Cover and set aside to keep warm.
- Once the fries are crispy, place them on a slightly warmed serving platter. Chop steak, top fries, drizzle with hot melted cheese and add desired toppings.
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