10 Ways to Marinate Skirt Steak

Add this versatile, inexpensive cut of meat to your arsenal. It takes on any flavor of marinade well and can typically be on the table in 30 minutes or less.

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Grilled Skirt Steak (Churrasco)

Chimichurri gets its flavor from red wine vinegar, parsley and plenty of garlic, and it’s the perfect match for charred skirt steak.

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Skirt Steak Quesadillas

Lime, cumin, cayenne and chili powder deepen the flavor of skirt steak before it’s wrapped in toasty corn tortillas. Melty Monterey Jack cheese keeps everything together.

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Pomegranate-Glazed Skirt Steak Fajitas

Sweet-tart pomegranate glaze lends another layer of flavor to skirt steak after it’s rubbed down with cumin, brown sugar and chili powder.

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Skirt Steak Tacos with Roasted Tomato Salsa

Tender steak is imbued with warm notes of roasted tomatoes — as well as the creaminess of avocados — in these crowd-pleasing tacos.

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Alton Brown's Skirt Steak

Alton's skirt steak marinade features pantry staples like dark brown sugar, lime juice and soy sauce, but the steak's cooking method is anything but ordinary. Grab your blow dryer to perfect this showstopping dish.

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Beer-Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

Lager-drenched steak gets a salty bite with soy sauce, and it gets a touch of sweetness from an orange. This steak is best washed down with a cold beer.

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Grilled Skirt Steak with Rendang-Style Marinade

This skirt steak hosts a holy trinity of South Pacific flavor. Fruity sweetness from coconut milk contrasts the spiciness of Sriracha, and there is also citrusy depth from gingery-lemongrass rendang sauce.

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Marinated Skirt Steak with Quick-Pickled Feta

Pickling isn’t just for cucumbers and onions — use the process to add extra zing to salty feta cheese. There’s even more zip in the dish from red wine vinaigrette, which also helps tenderize the meat.

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Grilled Skirt Steak with Homemade Corn Tortillas, Grilled Tomatillo Salsa and Cilantro

Once you make your own corn tortillas, you’ll never reach for store-bought ones again. Michael Symon takes steak tacos to the next level with his smoky grilled tomatillo salsa, spiked with chiles and refreshing cilantro.

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Citrus-Marinated Beef Fajitas

Tiffani Thiessen uses bright citrus flavors and contrasting jalapeno heat to marinate steak, then tosses the meat with sauteed onions, peppers and mushrooms for easy weeknight fajitas.

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