Main Dishes

Arrachera (Skirt Steak) with Chimichurri

Arrachera (Skirt Steak) with Chimichurri
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Makes 8 servings, about 4 ounces steak and 1 tablespoon sauce per serving
Recipe Info - Prep Time
12 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
10 min
The arrachera, or skirt steak, is marinated in lime juice and garlic before cooking to produce a tender steak that is perfect served with the homemade chimichurri sauce.


Step 1

Place lime juice, 2 teaspoons oil, 2 teaspoons bouillon and chopped garlic in large, resealable plastic bag. Add steak; seal bag. Shake and press with fingers to distribute marinade.

Step 2

Place parsley, cilantro, oregano, peeled cloves, remaining teaspoon bouillon and pepper in food processor or blender; cover. Pulse until ingredients are combined. Add 1/3 cup olive oil in a slow stream, pulsing until blended. Pour into a small bowl; refrigerate.

Step 3

Heat remaining teaspoon oil in large skillet over medium heat. Fry steak for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until desired doneness.

Step 4

Cut into 8 pieces. Serve with chimichurri.


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