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Skirt Steak with Red Wine Mojo and Orange Salsa

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For the red wine mojo
  Dry red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
For the steak
  Skirt steak 2 Pound
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For the orange salsa:
  Plum tomatoes 2 Large
  Oranges 1 Large, peeled, sectioned, diced
  Sweet onion 1 Large, finely diced
  Jalapeno chilies 1 Large, seeded, minced
  Jalapeno chiles 2 Large, seeded, minced
  Freshly squeezed lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly squeezed orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Kosher salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cilantro sprigs 4 (For Garnish)

1) In a saucepan, add wine and allow it to come to a simmer. Take the pan off the flame, add in honey, ginger and garlic.
2) Allow the mixture to rest for about 10 minutes before adding in orange juice, lime juice, salt and pepper. Let the red wine mojo cool down.
3) In a large shallow dish, season the steak with salt and pepper. Pour the red wine mojo over it and refrigerate covered for about 1 hour.

4) In a small saucepan, boil water to blanch the tomatoes for about 30 seconds. Immediately, drain the tomatoes into a bowl of ice-cold water. Peel the tomatoes, deseed and dice.
5) In a bowl, add the diced tomatoes and oranges, sweet onion, jalapeno chiles, lime juice, orange juice, cilantro and salt. Mix well and allow to rest for some time.
6) Remove the marinated steak from the mojo and drain off the excess liquid. Grill the steak for 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium-rare and 3 to 4 minutes for medium. Rest the steak on a cutting board for at least 3 minutes before slicing.

7) Slice the steaks diagonally and arrange the slices in the centre of the warm plte. Serve the Orange Salsa on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 589 Calories from Fat 165

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.6%

Saturated Fat 6 g30.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 120 mg40%

Sodium 745.5 mg31.1%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%

Sugars 28.9 g

Protein 3 g5.4%

Vitamin A 34.6% Vitamin C 83.5%

Calcium 7% Iron 30.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Skirt Steak With Red Wine Mojo And Orange Salsa Recipe