Stovetop Carne Asada

Stovetop Carne Asada


4 servings


  • Stovetop Carne Asada
  • 1 pound of Angus Beef Strips
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • Mojo Marinade
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Whisk all Mojo Marinade ingredients together, in a medium bowl.
  2. Add sliced steak and toss to evenly coat.
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator (1-8 hours).
  4. Bring to room temperature (about 30-40 minutes) before cooking.
  5. In a cast iron skillet, over high heat, add a little olive oil to coat the pan.
  6. When the oil is really hot, use tongs to add the marinated steak to the skillet.
  7. Cook until steak is just about cooked through and no longer pink.
  8. Drain off liquid and bring the skillet back over high heat.
  9. Season the steak with salt and pepper (to taste), and stir.
  10. Fry until nicely browned (about 5-7 minutes).
  11. Add steak to warm tortillas, garnish with toppings and fresh squeezed lime.

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