Thursday, July 23, 2009

SCD Carne Asada Lettuce Wraps

SCD Carne Asasa Steak Wraps

2 pounds flank, flat iron, or skirt steak
olive oil
Kosher salt and Freshly ground black pepper

1/2 tsp. garlic powder or 3-4 cloves garlic
1 jalapeno, seeded and minced or 1/2 tsp. chipotle powder
1 tsp. cumin powder
4 T. lime juice (2 limes)
2 T. white vinegar
1 tsp. honey
1/2 c. olive oil

1. Mix together marinade ingredients. Place steak in a glass dish and pour marinade over the meat. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours and up to 24 hours.
2. Preheat grill to medium high. Remove steak from marinade and season with salt and pepper. Grill both sides of the steak only a few minutes. The steak should be medium to rare when served.
3. Remove from grill and let sit for 10 minutes. Slice thinly across the grain on a diagonal.
4. Serve on lettuce leaves and garnish with fresh avocado, minced onion, tomatoes, fresh cilantro and cheddar cheese.

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