Grilled Pasilla Beef (Carne Asada)

Grilled Pasilla Beef (Carne Asada)

Ingredients icon 9 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 8 servings.
Time icon 20 minutes


  • 1 beef Skirt Steak (about 2 pounds), cut into 4 to 6-inch portions

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 jar (12 ounces) Herdez® Roasted Pasilla Chile Mexican Cooking Sauce

  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced onion

  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 1 cup Herdez® Casera Salsa

  • 16 sprigs fresh cilantro


  1. Season steaks with salt and pepper; set aside.  Combine Herdez® Roasted Pasilla Mexican Cooking Sauce, onion, orange juice and garlic in large food-safe plastic bag.  Place steaks in bag with marinade; turn steaks to coat.  Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator for 6 hours to overnight. 

  2. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade.  Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.  Grill, covered, 7 to 12 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered 8 to 12 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.

  3. Remove; let stand 5 minutes.  Carve steaks into slices. Serve with Herdez® Casera Salsa and garnish with cilantro.  

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 221 calories; 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat); 77 mg cholesterol; 676 mg sodium; 4 g carbohydrate; 0.7 g fiber; 21 g protein; 3.8 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 3.7 mcg vitamin B12; 2.5 mg iron; 16.1 mcg selenium; 4.9 mg zinc; 80.4 mg choline.

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