If you're looking for a great steak dinner without breaking the bank, try marinating an inexpensive cut of meat. This marinade imparts a vibrant flavor with a distinctly Latin influence. Serve grilled onions and peppers alongside the steak.From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To a large re-sealable bag, add 4 smashed garlic cloves, fresh oregano, salt, pepper, extra-virgin olive oil, lime juice, and sugar.

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  • Add skirt steak, seal the bag and move the steak around, making sure it is submerged in the mixture.

  • Place the bag in a large glass bowl to store in the refrigerator for a few hours or overnight.

  • When the steak has finished marinating, remove it from the plastic bag and place it on a hot grill pan.

  • Cook about 4 minutes on each side.

Reviews (3)

32 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 12
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
10/22/2011
Thanks so much for this wonderful recipe. I had fun making it with my husband and enjoyed it for two days. It was even better the second day. Keep it up. Love, love, love the show.
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02/11/2011
Can I substitute flank for skirt steak?
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10/17/2010
This was so delicious and easy!
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