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Margarita Beef with Orange Salsa

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 20 min.
Tequila and lime juice help to tenderize the beef top round steak.

Ingredients

  • 1 beef top round steak, cut 1 inch thick (about 1-3/4 pounds)
  • Marinade:2/3 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, defrosted
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 Tbs chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp each salt and dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp ground red pepper
  • Orange Salsa:2 diced peeled oranges
  • 1 small chopped red onion
  • 1 minced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano

Directions

  • Combine marinade ingredients in medium bowl. Place beef steak and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Remove steak; discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 16 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness, turning occasionally. Carve into thin slices. Serve with orange salsa.
  • Orange Salsa:Combine all salsa ingredients in a non-metallic bowl. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

To broil, place steak on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 17 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness, turning once.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 428
  Calories from Fat 176 (41%)
(30%)Total Fat 20g
(27%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
(18%)Cholesterol 53mg
(12%)Sodium 277mg
(23%)Potassium 803mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 16g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(61%)Protein 31g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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