GRILLED STEAK SANTA FE

 

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  • Servings: 4
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 pounds top round steak, cut 1-inch thick
  • 6 tablespoons frozen margarita drink mix concentrate, defrosted
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Pepper
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion

Directions

  • In a small bowl, make marinade by combining margarita drink mix, cilantro, vegetable oil, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper.
  • Put 2 tablespoons of the marinade in a small container, cover and refrigerate.
  • Place the beef steak and remaining marinade in a resealable plastic bag.
  • Seal bag carefully and turn to coat steak. Refrigerate 6-8 hours, or overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Remove steak from marinade and discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium ash-covered coals.
  • Grill uncovered for 16-18 minutes for medium-rare doneness turning occasionally.
  • Remove steaks and keep warm.
  • Just before serving, in a medium bowl, combine avocado, onion and reserved 2 tablespoons of marinade mixture.
  • Toss gently to coat.
  • Carve steak crosswise into thin slices.
  • Serve immediately with avocado mixture.

Notes

Frozen margarita mix is the secret to this great tasting steak.

Categories: Beef  Misc. One Dish 
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