Grilled Skirt Steak with Garlic Cilantro Rub
Grilled Skirt Steak with a Garlic Cilantro Rub
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Rub skirt steak with garlic, cilantro and lime before grilling for an amazing carne asada
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 People
Author: Tony Bailey
  • 2 Pounds Skirt Steak
  • 2 Tablespoons Crushed Garlic
  • 1 Cup Cilantro Leaves
  • 2 Limes Juiced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  1. Season the skirt steak with salt and pepper on both sides before making the rub
  2. In a small food processor, add the garlic, cilantro, lime juice and chili powder and pulse until chopped. You may need to scrap down the bowl several times
  3. Transfer to a small mixing bowl and add the olive oil, about 1 tablespoon at a time, until you have something the consistency of a paste
  4. Rub this onto the meat and grill for 2-3 minutes per side for rare to medium rare and 4-5 minutes per side for medium to well
  5. Steak can be marinated for up to 6 hours before cooking and can also be cooked under a broiler