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Margarita Beef with Orange Salsa

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Category: Meat, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Frozen Orange Juice
  • -concentrate, thawed
  • 1/2 c Tequila
  • 1/3 c Fresh lime juice
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 Med. cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 ts Ground red pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb Well-trimmed boneless beef
  • 1 Round steak, 1 inch thick
  • 1 Orange salsa (rec. follows)
  • 1 Garnish


Combine orange juice concentrate, Tequila, lime juice, oil, ginger, garlic,
salt, oregano and red pepper. Place steak in a plastic bag: add marinade,
turning to coat. Close bag securely and marinate, refrigerated, for 4
hours, or up to overnight.

Prepare orange salsa (recipe below)

Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on grill over
medium coals. (you should be able to hold your hand 4 inches above the
coals for a count of 4 seconds). Grill 22 to 26 minutes for medium-rare to
medium doneness, turning once. Remove steak to carving board; let stand 10
minutes. Carve steak crosswise into thin slices: Arrange on serving
platter. Garnish with cilantro and lime; serve with orange salsa. Makes 5
to 6 servings.


In a nonmetallic bowl, combine

2 oranges, peeled and cubed 1 small onion, chopped 1 jalapeno, seeded and
chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt; and 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Refrigerate at least one hour. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

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