The Best Easy Carne Asada Recipe + Marinade
Learn how to make carne asada at home! The BEST easy Mexican carne asada marinade recipe takes 5 min to prep and is perfect for tacos or over a salad.
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- 1 medium Jalapeno (minced)
- 4 cloves Garlic (minced)
- 1/2 cup Fresh cilantro (chopped finely)
- 6 tbsp Lime juice
- 6 tbsp Olive oil
- 1 tsp Cumin
- 1 1/2 tsp Sea salt
- 1/2 tsp Black pepper
- 2 lb Flank steak
Whisk together all the carne asada marinade ingredients (everything except the steak) in a WhiskWare Dressing Shaker.
Place the steaks in a single layer in a glass baking dish. Pour the marinade over the steaks and turn to coat.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 to 8 hours. (The meat may get mushy if you do it for longer.)
Cook carne asada using a grill pan followed by the oven - use this recipe for how to cook steak in the oven (this link includes cook times).
Rest for 5 minutes, then slice very thinly against the grain.
Serving size: ~5 oz steak
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