Tequila-Lime Marinated Flank Steak

 

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  • Servings: 6
KEY: Summer, Grilling/Barbecuing, Barbecue/Cookout, American, Mexican, Southwestern/Tex-Mex

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Ingredients

marinade
  • 3 tablespoons Spanish olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons tequila
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 small Spanish onion, coarsely chopped
flank steak
  • One 1 1/2-pound flank steak
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 12 flour tortillas
  • Pico de Gallo or salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Cilantro leaves, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. In a large bowl combine the ingredients. Add the flank steak and toss to coat completely with the marinade. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours, turning the meat after one hour.
  2. 30 minutes before you are ready to cook, heat the grill. Remove the steak from the marinade and pat dry with a paper towel. Season both sides of the steak with salt and pepper. Grill for 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare doneness. Let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  3. Slice the steak against the grain into 1/4-inch thick diagonal strips. Serve rolled in warm tortillas with salsa, guacamole and cilantro.

Notes

The Mesa Grill Guide to Tequila

Contributed By Published October 2011

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