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Carne Asada Marinade

Traditional With A Southern Kick
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: southwestern
Keyword: fajita marinade
Author: Debbie

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 limes squeezed
  • 2 oranges squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh garlic crushed
  • 1 small texas sweet yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • small bunch cilantro chopped no stems
  • 2 small jalapenos chopped
  • 2 or 3 splashes Tabasco® Brand Green sauce
  • 1 7 oz can Herdez® Brand Salsa Casera

Instructions

  • Squeeze citrus and remove meat from peels
  • Combine the juice and citrus meats with remaining ingredients in blender
  • Process on high for 1 to 2 minutes
  • Use as marinade for skirt or flank steak
  • Pour this marinade on top of room temperature skirt or flank steak in a covered container or zip-loc bag for at least 1 hour. (longer is better as it allows the flavors to truly shine through. I generally marinate for at least 4 hours)

Notes

Variations
 
We like the spicier kick of Herdez© Casera Hot, but you can use any of their casera varieties. I recommend only Herdez brand for Authentic taste.
 
This makes  enough marinade for several flank steaks reserve off enough for the quantity of steak you are cooking and refrigerate the remaining.
Pour this marinade on top of  room temperature skirt or flank steak  in a covered container or zip-loc bag for at least 1 hour. (longer is better as it allows the flavors to truly shine through. I generally marinate for at least 4 hours)
 
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