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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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
6 mins
additional:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 21 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine beer, oil, onion, cilantro, onion, cilantro, salt, and pepper in a blender; blend until cilantro marinade is smooth.

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  • 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.

  • 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

336 calories; protein 27.7g 55% DV; carbohydrates 1.5g 1% DV; fat 22.9g 35% DV; cholesterol 50.6mg 17% DV; sodium 97.2mg 4% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
06/09/2018
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 is genius. Excellent recipe! Read More
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