Brazilian-Style Skirt Steak

Total Time
Prep 8 mins
Cook 40 mins

Skirt steak is definitely not something you hear of too much as being served by itself (nt in a fajita, that is), but now that I've mastered the concept of making it, I love to serve it as the main course for dinner and my husband can't get enough of it. He loves Brazilian steaks, which I had never attempted to tackle until a co-worker of mine told me the secret to great brazilian meat... SEA SALT! Who would've known?!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coat both sides of the steak in sea salt or kosher salt, either would be fine.
  2. Pan-sear both sides of the steak, about 2-3 minutes on each side over medium-high heat.
  3. Remove from pan and completely wrap steak in foil.
  4. Grill or bake at 350 for about 30-40 minutes for a well done steak.
  5. I usually serve this with a sea-salted potato (cover potato in sea salt, wrap in foil, bake for 1 hour on 350 degrees).


Most Helpful

So the only reason 4 star is that mine is now in the oven and haven't tasted it yet. Based on the simplicity of the recipe and use of salt (which I LOVE) it gets 4 stars already.<br/>Though I guess I don't really know the definition of pan sear as I think I've already maybe burnt mine from having the oil too hot.<br/><br/>As for Chef #436648...if you can't tell what is too much salt on your own, that may be a personal problem. They're meant to be seasoned not crusted.

FromMotherOwl May 05, 2013

Thank you for this! So easy, and so tasty. Just a real beefy tender steak. The best way I have cooked skirt yet... and I have cooked HEAPS of it.

islandb June 10, 2010

LOL at the one-star review "way too salty"!! How much did they use, a whole box? The recipe says to use enough to coat, so I imagined you just sprinkle it like you would any food. But common sense is not often widespread.. lol..

steve in FL July 10, 2009

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