Carne Asada

If you can’t find flank steak, flat iron steak or skirt steak works well.

Serves: 4Prep: 2 hours 20 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1⁄2 cup roughly chopped cilantro, including stems
  • 1 small jalapeño, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 pounds flank steak

Directions

  • In medium bowl, combine oil, citrus juices, cilantro, jalapeño, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano and salt. Transfer to gallon zip-top bag. Add steak, seal and marinate in refrigerator 2–4 hours.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high. Remove steak from bag; discard marinade. Grill until nicely charred on both sides (safe internal temp. 145°F), 3–5 minutes per side.
  • Let steak rest 5 minutes, then slice thinly across grain and serve. Refrigerate any leftovers.