Asado is the technique and the social event of having or attending a barbecue in various South American countries, especially Argentina and Uruguay where it is also a traditional event. An asado usually consists of beef, pork, chicken, chorizo, and morcilla which are cooked on a grill, called a parrilla, or an open fire. Generally the meats are accompanied by red wine and salads. This meat is prepared by a person who is the assigned asador or parrillero.
In Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay, some alternatives of asado are the asado al disco and asado al horno de barro, especially in the countryside. The recipe doesn't change, only the way of cooking.Read more