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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 735kcal
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


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


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


Calories: 735kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 59g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 743mg | Potassium: 733mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 5.1mg