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Grilled Carne Asada Skirt Steak

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Carne Asada Skirt Steak

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Cook Time

50

Minutes

Serves

6 - 8

People

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What's this?

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

  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 3

    Remove from marinade and season both sides of the skirt steak with Traeger Prime Rib Rub. Let rest for 30 minutes.
  • 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.
  • 5

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

    Remove steak from grill. Increase Traeger temperature to 500℉ and preheat, lid closed 15 minutes.
  • 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.
  • 8

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