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Carne Asada Flank Steak Torta By The BBQ Pit Boys

A Carne Asada steak sandwich made with McCormick's Grill Mates Chipotle Pepper marinated Flank Steak is real easy to grill on the barbecue, as shown by the BBQ Pit Boys.
  Beef flank steak 2 Pound (1)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chipotle pepper marinade 1 Packet (Grill Mates)
  Avocado 1
  Lime 1⁄2 , juiced
  Sandwich buns 6
  Refried beans 12 Tablespoon (as needed)
  Montreal steak seasoning To Taste (a generous sprinkling)
  Coarse ground pepper To Taste
  Onion slices 6 Tablespoon (as needed)
  Pickled jalapeno To Taste, sliced
  Tomato slices 6 (as needed)
  Lettuce 3 Tablespoon, shredded finely (as needed)
  Fresh cilantro 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped (Optional)
  Green chili sauce 1 Teaspoon

1) In a bowl mix the water and the oil together.
2) Add in the entire packet of chipotle pepper marinade and mix well.
3) Into a zip lock pouch place the steak and pour in the marinade.
4) Work the marinade around and allow the beef to marinate for about 8 hours or overnight in the refrigerator.

5) Once marinated, place the steak on grill directly over medium hot coal. Sear each side for about 4-5 minutes.
6) Meanwhile using a sharp knife, cut across the avocado and scoop out the flesh into a bowl.
7) Mash the flesh and then add lime juice and keep aside.
8) Once seared, place the meat over indirect heat of the grill. Cover and cook and for about 5-6 minutes for medium rare.
9) Take the steak off from the flame, wrap in foil and allow to rest for about 10 minutes
10) Thinly slice the meat and set aside.
11) Take good quality sandwich bread and spread some refried beans on each and top with slices of the steak.
12) Add the mashed avocado, sprinkle in some Montreal seasoning and pepper on top.
13) Place some tomato slices, onion slices, pickled jalapeno, cilantro, and lettuce.
14) Close the sandwich with the other half and place on the grill for about 2 minutes

15) Serve the sandwich warm topped with some chili sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Fiber, High Protein
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Go Mexican for a change and enjoy a fiesta with your friends! Get on your sombreros and poncho and cook up a storm! For your idea creation you may want to watch this video and figure out how to great a wonderful carna asada sandwich filled with some sumptuous meat filling! See the video for more!

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