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Margarita Beef with Orange Salsa
Source: Recipes and photos as seen in The Healthy Beef Cookbook, published by John Wiley & Sons.

Beef marinated in a citrus ginger tequila marinade.

Rating:
Prep Time: 6 hours
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 425.8
Total Carbs 23.8 g
Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
Sugars 17.7 g
Total Fat 15.4 g
Saturated Fat 3.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Potassium 1348.1 mg
Protein 37.6 g
Sodium 664.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Fruits , 4 Meat , 1 Starch , 5 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

1 3/4 lb  top round steak, lean

Marinade
0.6667 cup  frozen orange juice concentrate
0 1/2 cup  tequila, 80 proof
0.3333 cup  fresh lime juice
2 tbsp  fresh ginger root
2 tbsp  olive oil
2 each  medium garlic cloves
1 tsp  oregano leaves
1 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  ground red pepper (cayenne)

Orange Salsa
2 each  medium oranges
1 each  red onion
1 each  whole jalapeno pepper
0 1/4 cup  fresh cilantro
2 tbsp  fresh lime juice
2 tbsp  olive oil
0 1/2 tsp  salt
0 1/2 tsp  oregano leaves
Directions
  1. Combine marinade ingredients in medium bowl. Place beef steak and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally.
  2. Remove steak; discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 16 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness, turning occasionally. Carve into thin slices. Serve with orange salsa.
  3. Cook's Tip: To broil, place steak on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 17 to 18 minutes for medium rare doneness, turning once.
  4. Orange Salsa: Combine all salsa ingredients in non-metallic bowl. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.

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