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Authentic Carne Asada Recipe


  • 1 1/2 pounds skirt steak, trimmed of excess fat
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 packet of sazón
  • 3/4 cup of beer
Authentic Carne Asada Recipe

  1. In a large resealable bag, add the steak, lime juice, garlic powder, salt, pepper, sazón (if using) and beer (if using). Close the bag and squish around to distribute evenly. Refrigerate for 3-12 hours.
  2. After marinating, preheat grill or cast iron pan on high heat. Add the steaks and cook for 4-8 minutes. Shorter time will result in medium doneness, longer will be well done. Flip steaks and cook for an additional 4-8 minutes.
  3. Remove steaks from heat and loosely cover with foil. Let sit for 5-10 minutes.
  4. After steaks have rested, they may be served as is, sliced into strips or chopped into pieces. Serve with tortillas and desired toppings.

Authentic Carne Asada Recipe Authentic Carne Asada Recipe Reviewed by kuji hara on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Rating: 5

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