Grapefruit And Habanero Skirt Steak Recipe

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Grapefruit and Habanero Skirt Steak

Patrick Johnson

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This is a great steak recipe. The result is not as spicy as the name may imply. The grilled salsa, however, can deliver a zesty kick. They papaya tenderizes the steak while the other components of the marinade add depth and flavor to the meat.


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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

1 c
papaya, roughly chopped
1/2 c
olive oil
1
habanero pepper, stemmed
3/4 c
grapefruit juice
kosher salt and black pepper
1 1/2 lb
flank steak

GRILLED TOMATO SALSA

8 clove
garlic, peeled
3
jalapeno peppers
4
plum tomatoes, cored
1
white onion, halved
1 c
cilantro leaves and stems, roughly chopped
2 Tbsp
lime juice

Step-By-Step

1Puree papaya and half the oil, plus habanero, grapefruit juice, slat and pepper in a blender into a smooth marinade.

2Pour marinade into gallon-sized resealable plastic bag.

3Add steak and seal bag. Marinade for 30-45 minutes but no longer.

4Reserve remaining marinade.

5Heat grill.

6Grill garlic, jalapenos, tomatoes and onions on hottest part of the grill, turning as needed, until charred in spots and tender.

7Allow vegetables to cool slightly.

8Peel jalapenos and transfer to blender along with garlic, tomatoes, and onions.

9Add remaining oil, plus cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper. Pulse until chunky and transfer to nonreactive bowl.

About this Recipe

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