Carne Asada & KETO Chimichurri Sauce – Konscious Keto

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Carne Asada & KETO Chimichurri Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Makes: 4 servings

Serving Size: 4 oz steak

Preparation:

  • You will need an indoor or gas grill heated to 450˚F when you're ready to cook the steak.
  • You will need a blender or food processor to make the sauce.

Ingredients:

For the Carne Asada:

  • 1 lb flank or skirt steak
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt

For the Chimichurri Sauce:

  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp salt, to taste

Directions:

  1. Combine the lime juice, avocado oil, cider vinegar, garlic, cumin, oregano, cilantro, cayenne, black pepper, and salt in a bowl or gallon-sized plastic bag.
  2. Mix well and add the steak to the marinade, turning to coat thoroughly.
  3. Seal the bag or bowl and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight for the best flavor. Remove from the fridge 30 minutes prior to cooking.
  4. Grill the steaks on the heated grill for 2-3 minutes per side, or until done to your satisfaction.
  5. Remove the meat from heat and let it rest 10 minutes before slicing.
  6. For the Chimichurri sauce, blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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