Skirt Steak Marinade

Skirt Steak Marinade

Skirt steak is a delicious cut for the grill. While it is full of flavor, it is also tough and fibrous, so marinating for a few hours or more is your best bet. This cut is also a thinner cut than most other steaks and typically requires only a few minutes over direct heat on the grill. Check out our friend BBQ Tourist's marinade recipe for skirt steak!


  • 1 cup of fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed

    Cooking Instructions

    To make the skirt steak marinade, mix the cilantro, soy sauce, lime zest and juice, olive oil, brown sugar, cumin, salt, pepper, and garlic in a bowl. Stir until well combined.

    Completely cover the skirt steak with the marinade and refrigerate for at least two hours.

    Grill the skirt steak over direct heat for a few minutes per side.
    Serve on warm tortillas and enjoy!

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