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Skirt Steak with Salsa Verde

  • 1 1/4 pounds skirt steak (flank or hangar steak can be substituted)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon shallots (minced)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons capers (chopped)
  • 1/4 cups fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 lemon to dress
  • 1/3 cup Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil 


  1. 30 minutes before you plan to cook, pull the steak from the fridge and season on both sides with the salt and a light dusting of black pepper. 
  2. Make the salsa Verde in a small bowl by mixing together the remaining 7 ingredients (from shallots through olive oil).
  3. Pre-heat your grill. You can also use a cast iron skillet (lightly coated with oil) to cook the meat on the stove over high heat. 
  4. lay down the steak. Cook until done to your liking. Figure 2 to 3 minutes per side for rare/medium rare, Transfer to a carving board and rest for 5 minutes. 
  5. Cut the steak across the grain in 1/2-inch-wide pieces. Spoon about ⅔ of the salsa Verde down the center of the steak, leaving the rest in a bowl to serve on the side. Serve with lemon wedges.
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