Rush Gourmet: Carne Asada with Salsa

In this image taken on March 26, 2012 carne asada with confetti salsa is shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on March 26, 2012 carne asada with confetti salsa is shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP)
Posted: May 10, 2012

Try this Carne Asada with a punchy marinade of lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic.

Carne Asada With Salsa

Makes 6 servings

For the meat:

2 pounds sirloin tips

2 tablespoons lime juice

1 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 cloves garlic, smashed

For the salsa:

1 yellow bell pepper, cored and diced

3 tomatillos, diced

1 avocado, pitted and diced

1 mango, pitted and diced

1 large tomato, seeded and diced

1/2 small red onion, diced

1 chipotle in adobo sauce, minced

1/2 to 1 tablespoon adobo sauce (depending on desired heat)

1 garlic clove, minced

3 tablespoons lime juice

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Salt and ground black pepper

1. In a zip-close bag, combine the sirloin tips, lime juice, salt, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, black pepper and garlic cloves. Shake to coat. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

2. Combine all the salsa ingredients. Stir well; refrigerate until 30 minutes before serving. Let warm to room temperature.

3. When ready to cook the steak, heat a grill to high. Drain the meat, discard the marinade. Use paper towels to pat the meat dry. Sear on the grill, 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Serve with the salsa.

Per serving: 390 calories; 23 grams fat; 110 milligrams cholesterol; 16 grams carbohydrate; 33 grams protein; 4 grams fiber; 790 milligrams sodium.

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