Carne Asada with Salsa Ranchera Recipe


  • 1.5 lbs skirt steak
  • 1/4 white onion
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp ancho chile powder (or 1/2 tsp chipotle powder)
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Mexican light beer (like Pacifico or Corona)
  • 1 tsp salt (preferably Kosher)
  • For serving:
  • Metropolitan Market guacamole, corn tortillas, cilantro hatch salsa ranchera or Metropolitan Market fresh hatch salsa.


  1. In a blender, combine onion, garlic, chile powder, vinegar, beer, and salt. In a glass container or zip-top bag, place meat in marinade and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Remove meat from fridge 30-60 minutes before cooking. When ready to cook, heat grill on high, remove meat from marinade, and cook for 5 minutes flip and cook for 3-6 additional minute until a thermometer inserted in the thickest part reads 140° F.
  3. When done, remove from heat, cover with foil, and let rest for 5-10 minutes. Slice across the grain, sprinkle with chopped cilantro, and serve with hatch chile salsa ranchera and warm tortillas.


Amount Per Serving (based on 4 servings)
Calories: 300
Fat: 16 g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Cholesterol: 115 mg
Sodium: 105 mg
Carbohydrates: 1 g
Fiber: 0 g
Sugar: 0 g
Protein: 39 g
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