CarneAsada0169_1_0
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 15 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 min
  • Makes: 8 servings

Carne Asada

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Fresh cilantro leaves,packed
  • 1⁄2 cup Soybean oil
  • 1⁄4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 4 cloves Garlic,chopped
  • 1 Fresh jalapeño,stemmed,seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh lime juice
  • 1 1⁄2 pound Skirt or flank steak,trimmed
  • 16 6-inch corn tortillas (heated)
  • 1 cup Salsa verde,store bought
  • 1⁄2 cup Pickled red onion
  • 1 cup Fresh cilantro leaves,chopped
  • 1 cup Crumbled cotija cheese or queso fresco (4 oz.)
  • 2 Limes,cut into wedges

Instructions for Carne Asada

Puree cilantro,soybean oil,orange juice,garlic,jalapeno and lime juice in blender until smooth.Place marinade in large bowl with steak;marinate for at least 1 hour at room temperature or refrigerate for 3 hours.

Preheat grill medium high.Remove steak from the marinade,place on grill.Cook,flipping once,about 3 minutes per side for medium rare (135° F) or until desired level of doneness.Let steak rest for 10 minutes;slice into thin strips.

Assemble tacos with tortillas,steak,salsa,pickled onion,cilantro and cheese.Serve with lime wedges for squeezing over.

Nutrition Per Serving:

Calories 240
Fat 9g
Sat Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 410mg
Carbohydrate 25g
Fiber 3g
Protein 14g

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