Too many limes… What to make?

I love a good piece of steak.  Sometimes all you really need is just a little bit of salt and pepper, but I had tons of limes in my fridge so decided to use it as the marinade for my skirt steak.  The steak was soaking in the goodness for 24 hours so as you can imagine, the steak was bursting with flavor.  It’s amazing what marinade can do to change the flavor and even texture of a piece of meat.  I’ve also started marinating my meats BEFORE I put them in the freezer.  This makes it much easier when I’m actually ready to cook it and the flavor is just unbelievable.  It’s worth spending the extra 30 minutes after a trip to the grocery store to portion your meats, marinate, and freeze!

Bjorn gives this – 2 thumbs up.  No words to share…. was too busy stuffing his face. 🙂

Skirt Steak in Lime Inspired Marinade

Ingredients

  • 1 lb skirt steak
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  1. Combine lime juice, olive oil, sea salt, black pepper, cumin, and garlic into a bowl and mix well
  2. Add the skirt steak to the bowl, mixing well to ensure the steaks are coated in the marinade
  3. Refrigerate for 24 hours, if possible
  4. On a skillet over high heat, add a dash of olive oil and toss in sliced onions.  Saute for approximately 5 minutes
  5. Add skirt steak to the skillet.  Cook each side for 5-6 minutes each (depending on thickness of the steak)
  6. Remove from heat and let rest for another 5 minutes
  7. Slice avocado and place steak and onions on top and enjoy!
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