Ecuadorean Churrasco

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Recipe by Reddyrat

This is a simple Ecuadorian steak dish. According to Laylita of (where I found the recipe), this is traditionally served with a fried egg, rice, French fries, ripe plantains, a small salad, avocado slices and hot sauce. Posted for ZWT 2008.

Top Review by realbirdlady

This is a simple way to dress up an economical piece of meat. We ate it with green rice (rice and avocado), which balanced the spices nicely. I used skirt steak that had been tenderized with a mallet, and allowed it to sit overnight in the refrigerator.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the crushed garlic, cumin, salt and pepper together to make a marinade for the meat.
  2. Rub the garlic cumin marinade on the thin steaks and marinate for a couple of hours.
  3. Grill, broil, or fry the steaks over high heat to desired doneness.
  4. Serve the steaks with a crispy fried egg or two on top and accompanied by rice, homemade fries, fried ripe plantains, tomato and onion curtido, lettuce, cucumber slices, avocado slices and aji criollo.

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