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Skirt Steak Diablo

This steak cooks in minutes. To ensure the outside is well browned and the inside pink, keep it cold in the refrigerator until you're ready to grill.

Real Simple AUGUST 2001

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep time: 25 Minutes
  • Other: 2 Hours, 35 Minutes


  • 1 16-ounce jar roasted-garlic or other salsa
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1 1/2-pound skirt or hanger steak


Combine 1 cup of the garlic salsa with the vinegar, oregano, sugar, and salt in a resealable plastic bag. Add the steak and marinate 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.

Light a charcoal grill and allow the coals to burn until covered with gray ash or heat a gas grill to high. Remove the beef from the marinade and cook 3 to 4 minutes, turn, then cook 3 to 4 minutes more or until medium rare. Slice thinly against the grain and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 95mg
  • Calories: 333
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 11g
  • Cholesterol: 77mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Protein: 33mg
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 1358mg

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