Grilled Pasilla Beef (Carne Asada)

A pasilla pepper marinade adds flavor and heat to grilled Skirt Steak. The thin-sliced grilled steak or Carne Asada en Espanol can be tucked into a tortilla for taco Tuesday or any night of the week.

  • 20
    min
  • 8
    SERVINGS
  • 221
    Cal
  • 21 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 1 beef Skirt Steak (about 2 pounds), cut into 4 to 6-inch portions
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) Herdez® Roasted Pasilla Chile Mexican Cooking Sauce
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
Garnish:
  • 1 cup Herdez® Casera Salsa
  • 16 sprigs fresh cilantro

Cooking:

  1. Season steaks with salt and pepper; set aside.  Combine Herdez® Roasted Pasilla Mexican Cooking Sauce, onion, orange juice and garlic in large food-safe plastic bag.  Place steaks in bag with marinade; turn steaks to coat.  Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator for 6 hours to overnight. 

  2. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade.  Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.  Grill, covered, 7 to 12 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered 8 to 12 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.

  3. Remove; let stand 5 minutes.  Carve steaks into slices. Serve with Herdez® Casera Salsa and garnish with cilantro.  

Nutrition Information

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