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Grilled Carne Asada Skirt Steak

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Grilled Carne Asada Skirt Steak

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

50 Minutes

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Pellets

Cherry

This beef is bursting with flavor. Marinated in a citrus, garlic, and cilantro mix, rubbed with Traeger Prime Rib Rub then grilled till tender, our carne asada will take your taco game to the next level.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

Marinade
  • 3 oranges, juiced

  • 2 lemons, juiced

  • 4 limes, juiced

  • 3 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1/2 Cup cilantro, chopped

  • 1 jalapeño, minced

  • 1/2 Tablespoon cumin

  • 1/4 Cup olive oil

  • 1 Teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 Teaspoon pepper

main
  • 2 Pound skirt steak

  • 3/4 Cup Traeger Prime Rib Rub

Steps

  • 1

    Combine all ingredients for the marinade in a medium bowl and stir well to combine, dissolving the salt.
    Ingredients
    • 3 oranges, juiced

    • 2 lemons, juiced

    • 4 limes, juiced

    • 3 Clove garlic, minced

    • 1/2 Cup cilantro, chopped

    • 1 jalapeño, minced

    • 1/2 Tablespoon cumin

    • 1/4 Cup olive oil

    • 1 Teaspoon salt

    • 1/2 Teaspoon pepper

  • 2

    Trim any excess fat from the skirt steak and place in a large resealable bag. Pour marinade over the steak and transfer to the refrigerator. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Pound skirt steak

  • 3

    Remove from marinade and season both sides of the skirt steak with Traeger Prime Rib Rub. Let rest for 30 minutes.
    Ingredients
    • 3/4 Cup Traeger Prime Rib Rub

  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
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    Grill225 ˚F
  • 5

    Place the skirt steak directly on the grill grate and smoke for 45 minutes.
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    Grill225 ˚F
  • 6

    Remove steak from grill. Increase Traeger temperature to 500℉ and preheat, lid closed 15 minutes.
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    Grill500 ˚F
  • 7

    When grill reaches temperature, sear each side of the steak for 2 minutes or until meat reaches an internal temperature of 135℉ for medium-rare.
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    Grill500 ˚F
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    Probe135 ˚F
  • 8

    Let rest 10 minutes before slicing against the grain. Enjoy!

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