Grilled Adobo-Marinated Skirt Steak

Grilled Adobo Marinated Skirt Steak
Romulo Yanes


  • 2 pounds skirt steak, cut into four 8- to 9-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt, or 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ cup Pasilla-Guajillo Adobo
  • About 1 tablespoon mild olive oil or vegetable oil

This heavenly steak is the kind of treat you’d get in tacos at the little stands in Mexican markets, tucked into warm tortillas and topped with spicy salsa. I love the beefy flavor, the chew, and the low price of skirt steak, but you can use any type of steak you’d like. If it’s a thick cut, just sear it in a hot pan, then finish it in an oven preheated to 350 degrees.

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Pat the steaks dry, season them with the salt, then coat them generously with adobo. Let them marinate in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.

Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Lightly oil the grill or grill pan and cook the steaks, 3-5 minutes on each side for medium-rare, depending on their thickness. Let the steaks rest for 5 minutes before slicing for tacos or serving as whole steaks.

Serve it with corn tortillas, salsa, rice, beans, or any other side dish you like. Or turn it into tacos.

This dish is best served right away.


Calories per serving:

476 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Sugar Conscious, Low Sugar, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 130g 201%
  • Carbs 2g 1%
  • Saturated 47g 233%
  • Fiber 1g 4%
  • Trans 6g
  • Monounsaturated 63g
  • Polyunsaturated 9g
  • Protein 182g 365%
  • Cholesterol 590mg 197%
  • Sodium 2,918mg 122%
  • Calcium 59mg 6%
  • Magnesium 186mg 47%
  • Potassium 2,382mg 68%
  • Iron 16mg 88%
  • Zinc 54mg 361%
  • Phosphorus 1,316mg 188%
  • Vitamin A 99µg 11%
  • Vitamin C 0mg 0%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 32%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 3mg 153%
  • Niacin (B3) 46mg 231%
  • Vitamin B6 4mg 199%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 33µg 8%
  • Vitamin B12 22µg 372%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 4mg 20%
  • Vitamin K 24µg 29%
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