Margarita Beef with Orange Salsa

Russ Myers

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@Beegee1947

A lean cut, beef round steak takes a nice long, flavorful soak in a marinade of garlic, spices, undiluted orange juice concentrate, lime juice and tequila, then grilled to perfection and served in thin slices with a refreshing orange salsa.


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Serves:

6 Servings

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1
beef top round steak, cut 1-inch thick (1-3/4 lb.)

MARINADE:

2/3 c
frozen orange juice concentrate, defrosted
1/2 c
tequila
1/3 c
fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh ginger
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 tsp
dried oregano
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper
1/2 tsp
salt

ORANGE SALSA:

2
oranges, peeled and diced
1 small
red onion, chopped
jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1/4 c
fresh cilantro, chopped
3 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
dried oregano

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine orange juice concentrate, tequila, fresh lime juice, ginger, olive oil, garlic, oregano, red pepper and salt.

Marinate steak in the marinade in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight.
2
Remove steak; discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 16 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness, turning occasionally. (Do not overcook.)

Carve into thin slices. Serve with orange salsa.
3
To Broil:

Place steak on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3-inches from heat. Broil 17 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness, turning once. (Do not overcook.)
4
Orange Salsa:

Combine orange, red onion, jalapeno pepper, fresh cilantro, fresh lime juice, olive oil, salt and oregano in non-metallic bowl.

Refrigerate at least 1 hour.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American