Carne Asada with a Nicaraguan Twist

Many of us know and love Carne Asada. Commonly, Carne Asada is marinated in lime juice and garlic. This recipe opts for a marinade of orange juice and onions. The meat marinates for at least one hour, up to overnight.

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Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

marinated grilled skirt steak

This is served in Colombian restaurants as part of their “Mountain Platter” or Bandeja Paisa. It is served with rice and beans, fried pork rinds (chicharone), fried sweet plantains, a slice of avocado, corn cake and a fried egg on top.  Gotta be every Colombian’s favorite. Continue reading

Entrana (Argentinean Skirt Steak)

entrana

 

This is part of a traditional Argentinean Asado (BBQ). It couldn’t be easier to make this skirt steak. This is an extremely tasty and juicy cut of beef. Often, the fatty membrane is removed to make the meat more tender, but go ahead and leave it on – your steak will be more juicy as it acts like a shield to keep the juices in while cooking. Serve with a simple salad of lettuce, tomato, and onions dressed with a light vinaigrette and with chimichurri (my favorite is Chimichurri (Argentinean Parsley and Garlic Sauce)). Continue reading