Carne Asada

If you have a grill this recipe is a must. After marination it takes minutes to cook and the flavor is epic.

I serve this with my Spanish rice, black beans, and tropical salsa. Such a winning combo!!
Carne Asada
Here are the Ingredients:
  • 3 pounds beef flap steak
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 large orange, juiced
  • 1 tangerine, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 small red and 1 small green bell pepper, quartered
  • salt and pepper
Preheat grill to 400 degrees
Mix all the ingredients in a gallon Ziploc bag. Add meat and toss well. Let marinade in refrigerator for at least 4 hours. Cook on grill 2 minutes per side. Cut into thin slices against the grain.

Tropical Salsa

Mango and pineapple are in season and this is the perfect way to use them in a dish. It’s perfect with fish, beef, chicken, or even on grilled veggies.

Tropical Salsa
Here are the Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup ripe mango, diced
  • 1/2 cup pineapple, diced
  • 1/2 large jalapeno, seeds and rib removed, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon juice from pineapple
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Combine all fruit and vegetables and toss with lime juice, pineapple juice, and salt, chill and serve.