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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Puree papaya and half the oil, plus habanero, grapefruit juice, slat and pepper in a blender into a smooth marinade.
2
Pour marinade into gallon-sized resealable plastic bag.
3
Add steak and seal bag. Marinade for 30-45 minutes but no longer.
4
Reserve remaining marinade.
5
Heat grill.
6
Grill garlic, jalapenos, tomatoes and onions on hottest part of the grill, turning as needed, until charred in spots and tender.
7
Allow vegetables to cool slightly.
8
Peel jalapenos and transfer to blender along with garlic, tomatoes, and onions.
9
Add 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