Skirt Steak with Orange Salsa

Skirt Steak with Orange Salsa

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Total: 21 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Skirt steak is a long, flat cut of beef that cooks up quickly and has a rich, meaty flavor and tender texture. Enjoy it topped with this fresh orange and cilantro salsa.


  • 3 naval oranges, peeled and pithed
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots, from one medium shallot
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 24 ounces skirt steak, cut into 4 6-ounce serving pieces
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Prepare your oven broiler.
  2. Place the steaks onto a broiler pan; brush with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and then sprinkle with the garlic and a few pinches of salt and fresh pepper. Place the steaks in the oven and cook 5-inches from the heat source for 6 minutes, turning once after 3 minutes, Transfer to a cutting board and let rest for 2 minutes before thinly slicing.
  3. In the meantime, cut the peeled and pithed oranges into 1/2-inch pieces and then place into a bowl. Add the shallot, vinegar, cilantro, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and a few pinches of salt and pepper to taste. Toss gently to combine.
  4. Serve the sliced steak topped with the orange salsa.

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