Skirt Steak with garlic cilantro sauce

Skirt Steak With Garlic Cilantro Sauce Recipe

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Genevieve Caruso


LOVE THIS, found it on (steak version only, chicken was my idea), there are never any left overs...ever. Also great with chicken... when I am dying for this in the winter, I use the broiler. :)


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
10 Min



  • 1 clove
    large garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    lemon juice (fresh is best)
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper

  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 lb
    skirt steak, cut crosswise into 3- to 4-inch pieces

How to Make Skirt Steak with garlic cilantro sauce


  1. Make sauce:
    Mince garlic and mash to a paste with salt. Transfer to a blender and add remaining sauce ingredients, then blend until smooth.
  2. Grill steak:
    Stir together cumin, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Pat steak dry, then rub both sides of pieces with cumin mixture.
    Heat an oiled well-seasoned ridged grill pan over high heat until hot but not smoking, then grill steak in 2 batches, turning over occasionally, about 2 minutes per batch for thin pieces or 6 to 8 minutes per batch for thicker pieces (medium-rare). Serve steak drizzled with sauce.

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Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops

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