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Grilled Skirt Steak with Creamy Citrus Sauce

Grilled Skirt Steak with Creamy Citrus SauceRecipe courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1/3 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons dried Mexican seasoning, crushed
1 beef skirt steak (1 to 1 1/2 pounds), cut into 4 to 6-inch portions
3/4 cup dairy sour cream
2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion
Salt and ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine orange juice, cilantro and Mexican seasoning in small bowl.
  2. Place beef steak and 1/3 cup orange juice mixture in food to safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hour or as long as overnight, turning occasionally.
  3. Combine remaining orange juice mixture with sour cream and green onion. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. (May be refrigerated as long as overnight.)
  4. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade.
  5. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 7 to 12 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 8 to 12 minutes) for medium rare (145°F | 62.7°C) to medium (160°F | 71.1°C) doneness, turning occasionally.
  6. Carve steak diagonally across the grain into thin slices; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Serve with citrus sauce.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 266; Total Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 69mg; Total Carbs: 3g; Protein: 22g; Sodium: 143mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.