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Carne Asada al Cilantro

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars
98

"In this true Mexican carne asada recipe, skirt steak is marinated in a cilantro-beer sauce and grilled (asada) to perfection. Serve with a side of drunken beans and corn tortillas. If preferred, substitute flank steak for the skirt steak."
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Ingredients

8 h 21 m servings 336
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine beer, oil, onion, cilantro, onion, cilantro, salt, and pepper in a blender; blend until cilantro marinade is smooth.
  2. Place steak in a large resealable plastic bag and pour cilantro marinade on top. Seal bag and shake to fully cover meat with the marinade. Refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate with avocado oil. Grill the meat, turning over once, about 3 minutes per side for medium rare.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 336 calories; 22.9 1.5 27.7 51 97 Full nutrition

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I made two different carne asada recipes last night and while they were both great, I preferred this one. I typically always use beer in the marinade and I think it is the key. The avocado oil i...