Carne Asada al Cilantro

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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.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 21 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup dark Mexican beer

  • ¼ cup avocado oil

  • ½ white onion, cut into large wedges

  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 pounds beef skirt steak

Directions

  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.

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
23g Fat
2g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 336
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 97mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 384mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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