Carne Asada
This Carne Asada steak is marinated overnight in the most delicious and flavorful marinade including lime juice, cilantro and jalapeño. It's perfect for tacos, burrito bowls, or just eating on its own. 
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
  • 3 lbs skirt or flank steak (or hangar or flatiron)
  • ½ large onion
  • 1 head garlic, peeled
  • 2 jalapeños (with seeds)
  • 1 large handful cilantro
  • Juice of 8 limes
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • For serving: tortillas, avocado, cilantro, cheese, etc
  1. In a blender or food processor, combine onion, garlic, jalapeños, cilantro and lime juice.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  4. Place steak in a large ziplock bag or tupperware container with lid.
  5. Pour marinade over meat and coat evenly.
  6. Marinate in refrigerator at least 6 hours or overnight.
  7. Grill steak to desired doneness and let it rest a few minutes before slicing.
  8. Serve in burritos, tacos, burrito bowls, etc.
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