• 6servings

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsLipids, Cellulose
VitaminsA, B3, B6, C, E
MineralsNatrium, Fluorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/4 cup 82g / 2.9oz Cumin seeds

  2. 6 Jalapeno chiles - stemmed, halved, seeded if desired

  3. 4 Garlic cloves - peeled

  4. 2 tablespoons 30ml Cracked black pepper

  5. 1/2 cup 118ml Freshly-squeezed lime juice

  6. 3 Cilantro - stems and leaves

  7. 1 1/2 cups 355ml Olive oil

  8. 2 teaspoons 10ml Salt

  9. 3 lbs 1362g / 48oz Skirt steak - trimmed of fat

  10. 1 Avocado Corn Relish - seeNote

  11. Warm flour tortillas - for serving

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. * Note: See the "Avocado Corn Relish" recipe which is included in this collection.

  2. Lightly toast the cumin seeds in a dry, medium skillet over low heat just until their aroma is released, about 5 minutes. Transfer seeds to a blender. Add the jalapenos, garlic, black pepper, salt and lime juice and puree until the cumin seeds are finely ground. Then add the cilantro, olive oil and salt and puree until smooth.

  3. Cut the steak into 6 serving pieces. Generously brush the meat all over with the cumin seed marinade and roll each piece up into a cylinder. Arrange the rolled steaks in a shallow pan and pour on the remaining marinade. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator 24 to 48 hours. About 30 minutes before cooking, remove the meat from the refrigerator. Unroll the steaks and place on a platter.

  4. Heat a grill or broiler until very hot. Cook the steaks just until seared, 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. (Or pan-fry in a hot cast-iron skillet lightly coated with oil.) Transfer to a cutting board and slice across the grain into diagonal strips. (Tough cuts like this and flank should always be sliced across the grain so that no one bite will contain too much muscle.) Serve hot with Avocado Corn Relish and warm flour tortillas.

  5. This recipe yields 6 servings.


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