Carne Asada with Chimichurri Sauce
Light and fresh chimichurri sauce is drizzled over skirt steak for this easy yet delicious meal.
Servings : 4 Prep Time : 15 minutes Total Time : 30 minutes
- 1 cup packed fresh Italian parsley
- 1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
- 3 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 lb skirt steak
- Vegetable oil
- Salt and pepper
To make the chimichurri sauce, place all of the sauce ingredients into a food processor. Pulse until smooth. Remove from the food processor and place in a bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use. If ingredients separate during refrigeration, mix together before serving.
Liberally sprinkle the skirt steak with salt and pepper on both sides.
Pre-heat a heavy-bottomed pan to medium-high heat. Add a drizzle of vegetable oil to coat the bottom of the pan. Cook the steak for 3-4 minutes on one side. Flip and cook for an additional 4 minutes for medium-rare.
Remove the steak from the pan and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice thinly against the grain. Drizzle half of the sauce over the steak. Reserve the other half for individuals to add as they like.