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skirt steak with garlic cilantro sauce

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Genevieve Caruso
New York City, NY

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 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For skirt steak with garlic cilantro sauce

  • 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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