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3 hours 20 minutes serves 2-4

Authentic Carne Asada

Use this asada recipe whenever you're making tacos or other Mexican dishes.
Authentic Carne Asada
Gluten-Free Keto Paleo Whole30

PREP: 10 min. ACTIVE: 10 min. PASSIVE: 3 hrs. DIFFICULTY Medium


  • 2 Pre New York Strip Steaks
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 jalapeno, minced (take out the seeds/ribs for less spicy)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
    1. Remove the new york strip fat cap. Set aside and use for other purposes like soups and stews.
    2. In a large shallow bowl, whisk together: lime juice, orange juice, garlic, cilantro, salt, black pepper, olive oil, jalepeño, and vinegar.
    3. Slice the New York Strip into thin strips. Between two piece of parchment paper, pound the steak very thin. Fully submerge steak in marinade. Cover and chill for 3 hours.
    4. You can either grill these steaks for 1 minute on each side at 550F. Or you can broil them on high for 3 minutes each side in the oven.
    5. Serve chopped or in large strips. Eat with vegetables or in tacos with rice and beans.
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      *vs. USDA Data for Choice New York Strip

      Amount per 228g

      • 332kcal

      • 32g

      • 20g

      • 7g

      Recipe developed by Chef Sarah Russo
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