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Sliced carne asada on a plate with a serving fork

Mojo Carne Asada

Katerina | Diethood
Bold, grilled Mojo Carne Asada steak with citrus and beer is the ultimate hot weather dinner!
Servings : 4
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinating Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins



  • In a zip top/resealable bag combine the beer, orange juice, olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, and salt.
  • Remove ¼ cup of the marinade and reserve it for later; keep covered and refrigerated until ready to use.
  • Add the flank steak to the marinade in the bag and coat it all around. Seal and marinate for 1 hour on the counter, or for 2 hours in the fridge.
  • Preheat an outdoor grill to HIGH, about 550˚F.
  • Brush the grill grates with vegetable oil.
  • Remove the steak from the marinade; discard marinade.
  • Place steak on the grill and cook for 6 to 7 minutes per side, or until internal temperature registers at 130˚F to 135˚F.
  • Remove from grill and let rest 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Thinly slice the steak against the grain.
  • Serve with tortillas, pico de gallo, guacamole, and lime wedges.


Calories: 457 kcal | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Protein: 49 g | Fat: 25 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14 g | Cholesterol: 136 mg | Sodium: 704 mg | Potassium: 842 mg | Fiber: 0.2 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 103 IU | Vitamin C: 11 mg | Calcium: 60 mg | Iron: 4 mg | Net Carbs: 5 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican/Southwest
Keyword: flank steak, grilled steak, how to make carne asada