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Carne Asada Recipe

Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 lbs. skirt steak
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • In a mixing bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, cumin, cilantro, lime juice, salt, sugar, and pepper. Mix well.
  • Add the skirt steak and coat with the mixture. Let it stay overnight.
  • Heat-up your grill and then grill both sides of the steak until it turns medium rare. Do not grill for a long time so that the meat will not get tough.
  • Remove the steak from the grill and then let it rest. Slice the Carne Asada into desired size.
  • Serve as an ingredient of quesadilla, tacos, or burritos. You can even eat this with rice.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g