Serve this great-tasting, tender steak as part of a taco party or with a mixed green salad and sliced avocados.

Stacy Fraser
Source: EatingWell Magazine, June/July 2005

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk garlic, vinegar, oil, ground chile, oregano, cumin and salt in a small bowl. Place steak in a shallow baking dish and pour marinade over it, turning to coat both sides. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, turning once, or overnight.

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  • Preheat grill to high heat. Oil the grill rack (see Tip). Grill the steak until desired doneness, 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice the steak very thinly across the grain. Serve warm or chilled.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Marinate steak in the refrigerator for up to 1 day and/or refrigerate cooked steak for up to 1 day. Slice just before serving.

Ingredient note: Ancho chile peppers, one of the most popular dried chiles used in Mexico, are dried poblano peppers. They have a mild, sweet, spicy flavor. Ground ancho chile pepper can be found in the specialty-spice section of large supermarkets, or substitute ground chili powder with a pinch of cayenne.

Tip: To oil a grill: Oil a folded paper towel, hold it with tongs and rub it over the rack. (Do not use cooking spray on a hot grill.) When grilling delicate foods like tofu and fish, it is helpful to spray the food with cooking spray.

Nutrition Facts

98 calories; protein 11.9g 24% DV; carbohydrates 0.3g; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.2g 1% DV; sugarsg; fat 5.1g 8% DV; saturated fat 1.6g 8% DV; cholesterol 34mg 11% DV; vitamin a iu 21.3IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 4mcg 1% DV; calcium 8.8mg 1% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 10mg 4% DV; potassium 145.7mg 4% DV; sodium 55.3mg 2% DV; thiaminmg 3% DV.

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Rating: 3 stars
10/29/2011
Pretty good a change from the marinade I usually use (low-sodium soy sauce w/ brown sugar enough to sweeten ). I served this in warm low-carb tortillas with a dash of low-fat ranch dressing and a mixture of lettuce and red pepper. Read More