Chili-Lime-Cumin Beef Skirt Steak Skewers

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 13 mins

This skirt steak uses a lively marinate of lime juice, garlic, chipotle pepper and cumin. Serve with Red Pepper-Mango Salsa Red Pepper-Mango Salsa or Chipotle Cream Chipotle Cream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut beef steak crosswise into three equal pieces.
  2. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl.
  3. Place beef and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn beef to coat.
  4. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator for one hour.
  5. Soak twelve 9-inch bamboo skewers in water for one hour; drain.
  6. Meanwhile, combine tomatillos,Anaheim peppers and onion wedges in medium bowl.
  7. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat.
  8. Set aside.
  9. Alternately thread vegetables evenly onto six skewers.
  10. Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade.
  11. Insert remaining skewers into beef pieces in the same direction as the grain (two skewers apiece).
  12. Place beef on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.
  13. Grill, uncovered, 10 to 13 minutes for medium-rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally.
  14. Place vegetable skewers on grid around beef.
  15. Grill uncovered, 6 to 8 minutes or until tender, turning once.
  16. Cut beef between skewers to make individual servings.
  17. Season beef and vegetable skewers with salt and pepper as desired.
  18. Serve with Red Pepper-Mango Salsa or Chipotle Cream.


Most Helpful

The name got my attention, flavors we love!! Didn't use the anaheim chiles, but added mushrooms and red & green pepper pieces to our skewers. Served over rice with a fresh storebought salsa and guacamole--delicious! Thanks for a good recipe!

TinyBubbles May 19, 2009

I found this recipe when looking for ways to cook skirt steak which I got on sale -- delicious! Next time I will put mushrooms on the skewers instead of the tomatillios though (just a personal preference). Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ July 17, 2004

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