Carne Asada – Mexican-Style Grilled Steak | GOYA

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Carne Asada – Mexican-Style Grilled Steak

Garlic-Lime Steak

Classic, Mexican-style grilled steak, or Carne Asada, starts with thinly sliced beef dipped in lime juice, garlic and salt, then seared over an open fire. Famous throughout Mexico, especially in rustic, open-air restaurants, restaurantes campestres, Carne Asasa is served with warm tortillas, Mexican-style beans, freshly made salsa and guacamole. With the right GOYA® Products, you can enjoy this traditional Mexican cookout in your own back yard!

Serves 4

Prep time: Less than 5 min.

Total time: 15 min., plus marinating time


1 lb. skirt steak, cut into four 4 oz. pieces

½ cup GOYA® Lemon Juice

1 tbsp. GOYA® Minced Garlic, or 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 tsp. GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper, plus more to taste

GOYA® Corn or Flour Tortillas, warmed (for serving)

GOYA® Frijoles de Olla, warmed (for serving)

GOYA® Pico de Gallo (for serving)

GOYA® Salsita Hot Sauce (for serving)

Guacamole (for serving)


For the Sauce:For the Skewers:
1. Place steak in medium non-aluminum container; add lemon juice, garlic and 2 tsp. Adobo. Turn steak to coat completely in lemon juice mixture; cover. Transfer steak to refrigerator. Marinate at least 30 minutes, or up to 2 hours. Bring steak to room temperature 15 minutes before grilling; drain and discard marinade.
2. Prepare grill to medium-high heat, or heat grill pan over medium-high heat. Season steaks all over with Adobo. Cook, flipping once, until dark golden brown on both sides and cooked to desired doneness (about 6 minutes for medium rare).
3. Transfer steaks to serving platter; let rest at least 5 minutes. Thinly slice steaks. Serve with warm tortillas, beans, pico de gallo, salista and gaucamole.

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