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Honduran Carne Asada (marinated beef)

This is a succulent way to cook beef, perfection!

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Honduran
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinade 1 hour
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 735 kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 2 lbs. beef flank or skirt
  • 1/2 cup bitter orange Juice see notes in post about bitter orange substitutes
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce


  1. Cut the beef into strips, about 1-inch wide
  2. Mix all ingredients (except the beef) in a bowl
  3. Place the beef strips in the bowl and turn until completely coated with the marinade
  4. Leave the beef in the marinade for at least 1 hour, however overnight is much better
  5. Heat up your BBQ (if possible use hardwood coals for the best flavor
  6. Place the beef on the BBQ and cook for approximately 7mins on each side.
  7. serve with chimol

Recipe Notes

This recipe requires marinating time overnight is preferable but at least one hour.

Nutrition Facts
Honduran Carne Asada (marinated beef)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 735 Calories from Fat 531
% Daily Value*
Fat 59g91%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 138mg46%
Sodium 743mg32%
Potassium 733mg21%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 46g92%
Vitamin A 110IU2%
Vitamin C 17mg21%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 5.1mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.