grilled carne asada

Grilled Carne Asada

For this one, we add some wood-fired flavor to get that caramelized taste we love in our Carne Asada.  Finish this dish off with some corn tortillas, roasted jalapenos, cilantro, cotija cheese and you have one epic dinner, lunch, or party dish.

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Yield: 8-People

Prep time: 20-30 Minutes – 24 hour Marinade

Cook time: 20-25 minutes cooking time


Measure   Ingredient                                              

1/2 Cup          Oil, Olive Blend

1 Tbsp            Garlic, Fresh, Crushed – or to taste

6 Tbsp            Bayou Dust, 5280 Culianry

2 Tbsp            Fire Salt, 5280 Culinary – or to taste

¼ Cup            Soy Sauce

2 Ea                Lemons, Fresh, Juiced

2 Ea                Lime, Fresh, Juiced

¾ Cup            Guava Juice, Canned

3 lbs                Skirt Steak, Choice, Peeled

TO MAKE TACOS                                                 

16 ea              Flour  Tortillas – Warmed

1 Bu                Cilantro, Fresh, Washed – Chopped

8-10 ea          Jalapenos, Fresh – Roasted

Taste              Cheese, Cotija – Grated

Taste              Pico de gallo, Fresh

Cooking Directions

Remove the skirt steak from the package, peel any membrane and trim any connective tissue of excess fat.  Pay attention to the grains of the meat, this will help when slicing ·

Place into a large gallon size zipper bag ·

In a large stainless steel mixing bowl, add the first 8 ingredients and mix well ·

Pour the marinade into the zipper bag, mix well to coat the meat ·

Squeeze out any excess air and zip shut ·

Allow to sit in the fridge for 18-24 hours marinade ·

Preheat your Traeger Ironwood grill to 500 degrees, Weber to 500 degrees or Big Green Egg to 500 degrees ·

Remove the skirt steak from the marinade and drain any excess marinade (this prevents flare-ups) ·         Grill on both sides until the desired doneness.  IMO medium is a great temp for this ·

Remove from grill, place onto a cutting board and let rest for 2-3 minutes ·

Slice against the grain ·

Layout the above Taco Ingredients ·

Build, serve and devour

Grills / Grill Gear Used Traeger, Ironwood 650 Ace SKU – 8016778

Thermometer, Digital, Instant Read Ace SKU – 6108419

Reserve Blend Pellets, Traeger Ace SKU – 8015887

Shopping List (Products Used) Bayou Dust, 5280 Culinary Ace SKU – 8561961

Fire Salt, 5280 Culinary Ace SKU – 8561979

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