Grapefruit and Habanero Skirt Steak

Grapefruit And Habanero Skirt Steak Recipe

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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

How to Make Grapefruit and Habanero Skirt Steak

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.

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About Grapefruit and Habanero Skirt Steak

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