As an avid home cook, there is nothing I love more than trying new recipes and making something delicious with my own two hands. Today, I’m thrilled to present to you a carne asada recipe that’s sure to be a gathering favorite! This succulent dish combines the bold charred flavors of grilled steak with fresh herbs and spices for a flavor explosion that will have everyone coming back for seconds. Whether it’s grilling season or you just fancy something delicious, this carne asada recipe is guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds. Plus, with the leftovers you can make a carne asada quesadilla. So grab your knife and cutting board – let’s get cooking!

serves 4

Prep time: 20 min
Cook Time: 20 min
1 jalapeño (seeded /minced)
1 tbsp. minced garlic
1/2 Cup cilantro (chopped)
1/3 Cup olive oil
1 orange, juiced
2 lime, juiced
2 TBSP white wine vinegar
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 Lb skirt steak (remove excess fat)
Large baking dish
Paper towels
Whisk together the jalapeño, garlic, cilantro, olive oil, orange juice, lime juice, white wine vinegar, chili powder, salt, cumin, oregano, chili powder, and black pepper in a large bowl.
Add the steak in the baking dish and pour the marinade on top.
Cover the baking dish.
Marinade the steak and refrigerate for 2-4 hours, turning it often.
Do not marinade more than 4 hours
Preheat the grill to medium-high.
Take the steak out of the baking dish.
Using paper towels pat dry the steak.
Lightly drizzle the steak with a touch of olive oil.
Lightly season the steak with salt and pepper.
Transfer the steaks to the preheated grill.Carne asada made on a grill
Grill steaks for 8 minutes per side.
Turn once.
Remove steaks.
Set steaks aside for about 5 minutes.
That’s it! We’ve gone through a simple, delicious, and good-for-you recipe for carne asada. Whether you like the taste of beef or not, this is definitely worth a try. Enjoy with your favorite accompaniments – cheese, fresh guacamole, roasted vegetables – anything you can think of that sounds good together.
You might find yourself making this recipe over and over again! Plus, it’s healthy too; high in protein but low in fat and calories. So don’t be afraid to eat your fill!
Don’t forget to leave a comment below if you give this dish a try or if you have any tips on how to make this carne asada even more delicious. 
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