Carne Asada

This recipe requires marinating the protein at least overnight


  • 2 pound flank steak (or skirt steak)


  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 jalapeno minced
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

Whatever you like to put on your tacos:

  • Shredded cheese
  • Lettuce
  • Guacamole
  • Hot sauce
  • Pico de gallo
  • Cilantro
  • etc.


Mix together the 4 tablespoons lime juice, 2 teaspoons minced garlic, 1/2 cup orange juice, 1 cup chopped cilantro, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/4 cup vegetable oil, minced jalapeno and 2 tablespoons white vinegar in a bowl or large plastic storage bag. Add the 1 pound of flank steak to the mixture, make sure to coat all surfaces of the steak, then leave in the fridge to marinade at least overnight or up to 24 hours.

Remove the flank steak from the marinade, discard the marinade.

Heat a grill or large saute pan to high heat. Cook to desired degree of doneness. Allow the meat to rest at least 10 minutes before thinly slicing against the grain.

Assemble and enjoy

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