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Great for making tacos or burritos with a side of Calabacitas (squash, zucchini, shallots, jalapenos, roma tomatoes, corn – all sauteed together)


2.5 lb steak

⅓ c olive oil

3 each limes, juiced

1 each orange, juiced

½ c fresh cilantro, chopped

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp chili powder

salt and pepper to taste


Use skirt, flank or “carne asada,” as we often sell it as at XIT1885.

Marinade, fully submerged, in a glass container with all ingredients for 2-4 hours. The longer the better!

Sear on a pan or on the grill on a hot/high flame. Cook to medium rare

at 135 F, medium at 145 F, well done at 160 F.

Let it rest for 5-10 minutes. Slice against the grain. Serve as desired.