Carne Asada

1
Teresa Morgan

By
@alohaTeri

This is no Taco Bell Taco. This is the real deal.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • 2 lb
    skirt steak
  • ·
    olive oil
  • ·
    kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • MARINADE:

  • 4
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1
    jalapeƱo chile pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1
    teaspoon freshly ground cumin seed (best to lightly toast the seeds first, then grind them)
  • 1
    large handful fresh cilantro, leaves and stems, finely chopped (great flavor in the stems)
  • 2
    limes, juiced
  • 2
    oranges juiced
  • 1
    lemon juiced
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    sugar

How to Make Carne Asada

Step-by-Step

  1. COMBINE ALL INGREDIENTS IN A 1-GALLON ZIPLOC BAG; CLOSE AND MIX WELL. ADD BEEF (RANCHERA). MARINATE IN BAG UP TO 24 HOURS TURNING AND MASSAGING MEAT FREQUENTLY. GRILL TO MEDIUM-WELL. CUT MEAT INTO 1/2" SLICES (OR CUBES) AGAINST THE GRAIN. SERVE WITH TORTILLAS, MEXICAN RICE AND BEANS. GARNISH WITH LIME WEDGES AND CILANTRO.

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About Carne Asada

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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