Authentic Carne Asada Recipe | Yummly

Authentic Carne Asada

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  • 2 limes (juiced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 jalapeno (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 pounds flank steak
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium14% DV340mg
    Fat37% DV24g
    Protein76% DV39g
    Carbs3% DV8g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories410Calories from Fat220
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat220
    Total Carbohydrate8g3%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Diane S. 2 months ago
    I marinated the meat overnight and the flavour was fantastic. My whole family loved it and have all asked for it again.
    Chris G. 3 months ago
    marinated for 24 hours and it had a great flavor. added an extra jalapeño for a little more spice
    UltimateOtaku98 3 months ago
    Needed a little more spice. Just tasted like steak. Might need longer than 2 hrs. Was made for a Monday dinner with my family
    Billie Korting 5 months ago
    Very Authentic But must be on a really hot grill
    Kira H 5 months ago
    this marinade is super good!,
    Marcus J. 6 months ago
    Loved it. Thank you.
    lory c. 9 months ago
    Followed recipe to a T, everyone loved the flavors the meat had!! Think we just started a Christmas tradition!!!
    Kim J. 9 months ago
    This marinade recipe gave me a great base for my carne asada. I made a few deviations. I juiced 2 oranges (didn’t have orange juice but not enough oranges for 2 cups), 1 lime instead of 2, used 3 habenaros in place of jalapeños and increased the vinegar to half a cup. I marinated for 4 hours and it turned out great. The marinade soaked in really well and made the steak very tender and flavorful.
    Chris a year ago
    Absolutely AWESOME, Cooked for 5 minutes on Big Green Egg at 500° could not be better!
    Coyne a year ago
    So good!!! I traded the orange juice for lemon juice because that was just what I had on hand and it didnt disappoint! I will do this again really soon. Even my picky eater loved it!
    Miranda a year ago
    I really enjoyed the flavor of this! I did add onion and garlic powder though! Will make again.
    Caitie Pond a year ago
    Really good flavor! i used my cast iron skillet to cook. Kid approved :)
    SPY a year ago
    Awesome I love beef and this was great
    Vanessa Whitley a year ago
    Loved it, my family doesn't like cilantro so I left it out. I marinated the steak for 15 hours and the steak was so tender. I also used top sirloin steak. I will be using this recipe again.
    Schultz 2 years ago
    I put everything into a blender except steak and blended until smooth....I will be using sirlion tip roast cube steaks.... I poured green smoothie into the bag with the steaks. They are now in fridge marinating. The smoothie is good enough to drink. Very very tasty with the right amount of kick from the whole jalapeño. This will make excellent burrito filling. To cook i will cut up the steaks and pan sear with this delicious marinade sauce. My whole house will smell wonderful. Enjoy!
    Ouderkirk-Bock 2 years ago
    Simply perfect! No changes!
    Rhonda Payne 2 years ago
    Marinated over night, and it was amazing!
    Lisa 2 years ago
    Turned out great! Definitely marinate at least 4+ hours to get the best flavor.
    Sinara 2 years ago
    It was just ok... Nothing special. After following the recipe to a t, I found the orange flavor was a bit too much for a savory dish, and there's really no depth of flavor. I wouldn't make it again.
    GregDonn 2 years ago
    Really tasty. Enjoyed this one.
    maria fisher 2 years ago
    Turned out great. Will make it again.
    Yesenia Collazo 2 years ago
    Great made street tacos with it
    Gray 2 years ago
    loved it. great flavor for sure
    Aja 2 years ago
    Very flavorful! It could use a bit more salt in the marinade, which I’ll try next time. Will definitely make again!
    april aviles 2 years ago
    used this marinade on some skirt steak to make some carne asada fries it was delicious and has become a favorite with the hubby
    Orozco 2 years ago
    Excellent just excellent
    Leslie Bjorklund 3 years ago
    Made as instructed, and grilled it to medium-rare. Super yummy! First time I've made steak for dinner that we could actually eat! Jalapenos gave the flavor a slight snap. Will make again!
    Jessi Dressen 3 years ago
    Easy and delicious! Tried it a second time and realized too late I didn't have any limes on hand. Turned out sweeter but still had excellent flavor.
    BBYGIRL 4 years ago
    omg so delicious i want to eat it every night like mmmmmm. when u want something savory this is ur best choice