Go Back
+ servings
Carne Asada

Carne Asada Marniade

Skirt steak grilled over open fire with a homemade carne asada marinade 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican, Tex Mex
Keyword Carne Asada Marinade, Grilled Carne Asada
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Marinade Time 4 hours
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 673kcal
Author Evelyn



  • Rinse the steak and pat dry
  • In a medium bowl, combine the juice of 4 of the lemons, the minced bell pepper, garlic, jalapeños, teriyaki sauce, sugar and salt. Stir until sugar has dissolved.
  • Place the meat in a large marinade dish and pour the marinade over it
  • Slice the remaining lemon into thin rounds and place in the marinade
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 2-4 hours or overnight.
  • Remove the meat from the sauce and dispose of the sauce.
  • Grill the meat over a medium high flame for 6-8 minutes on each side. The meat should be barely pink inside.
  • Remove from fire, let rest 5 minutes, then slice into diagonal strips against the grain of the meat.
  • Serve in tortillas and garnish with avocado slices and plenty of pico de gallo


Calories: 673kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 1159mg | Potassium: 1219mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 281IU | Vitamin C: 61mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 7mg