Carne Asada ~ The quintessential Mexican beef dish that is marinated and seasoned then grilled to perfection ~ The Complete Savorist

Carne Asada

Course: Dinner/Grilling
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Beef, Carne Asada, Gluten Free, Grilling, Steak
Servings: 6
Author: Michelle De La Cerda

The quintessential Mexican beef dish that is marinated and seasoned then grilled to perfection.

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Ingredients

  • 2 lb skirt , flank, or hanger steak

Marinade (Mojo)

  • 6 garlic cloves; minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 jalapeƱo; chopped
  • 2 limes; juiced
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp cumin

Green Onions

  • 2-3 green onions per serving/person
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Mix all the marinade (mojo) ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Add the steak to a large container or zip seal bag.
  3. Pour the marinade over the meat and work it into it.
  4. Seal.
  5. Rotate the marinade every 15 minutes for the next hour.
  6. Heat grill.
  7. Once grill is hot, remove the meat from the marinade and grill on each side 3-7 minutes, depending on the thickness, for a medium-rare cook.

Green onions

  1. Trim the root and the ends of the onions.
  2. Toss with oil.
  3. Place foil directly on the grill
  4. Put the green onions, in a single layer directly on the foil.
  5. Rotate the onions, allowing for evening cooking; about 10 minutes.