Authentic Mexican Carne Asada - Grilled steak, arrachera, or skirt, which has been marinated with lime and garlic and then quickly cooked over high heat served with a stack of hot tortillas and a bold salsa.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Authentic Carne Asada, Carne Asada, How to Make Carne Asada
Author: Douglas Cullen
1large bunch of spring onions8 to 12
16corn or flour tortillas
LIME GARLIC MARINADE
Start with a small bowl
Mince the garlic and add to the bowl
Squeeze the juice from 8 limes into the bowl
Add the salt and mix with a fork
Trim the meat of any excess silver membrane
Place the skirt steak in a tray and pour half the marinade over it
Flip the skirt and pour the other half of the marinade over it
Let the meat marinate for 2 hours in the refrigerator
Bring the meat to room temperature before grilling
Once the meat is marinated, start the charcoal
When the coals are at their hottest grill the meat for about 7 or 8 minutes on each side
Rest the meat for a few minutes before serving
Once the coals are going place the spring onions on the grill.
Move them to the side of the grill when you are ready to cook the meat.
You can substitute any type of beef that is good for grilling. Preferably thinner cuts.