Recipe - Grilled Skirt Steak with Sweet Roasted Tomato Sauce

Grilled Skirt Steak with Sweet Roasted Tomato Sauce
Total Time:1 hr 40 min
Prep. Time:1 hr
Cook Time:40 min
Tomato Sauce
1 serrano chile whole
1 pint sweet grape tomatoes
1 garlic clove whole
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper
1/4 tsp. cumin ground
1/4 cup chicken stock low sodium
1 tsp. agave nectar
Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak
2 lbs skirt steak
1 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
kosher salt & fresh ground pepper to taste
Your favorite tortillas

Tomato Sauce                                  

Preheat oven 400F. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil, place chile, tomatoes, garlic on baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, season with salt & pepper, use hands to gently toss all, place in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes. Remove and allow to cool for 5minutes. In blender add chicken stock with roasted vegetables and blend well.

Place a medium sauce pan over medium heat add 1 tbsp. olive oil, followed by blended sauce and agave nectar. Simmer on low for about 12 minutes. Adjust salt & pepper to taste. Remove from heat, cover with lid to keep warm and set aside.

Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

Season the steak both sides with salt & pepper, set aside.
In blender add OJ, olive oil, parsley, cilantro, garlic, cumin and blend until well blended. Place steak in large sealable plastic bag, add blended mixture to steak, seal bag well and place in refrigerator about 1hr before grilling.

Preheat indoor grill pan or outdoor grill.
Remove steak from refrigerator, allow to sit at room temperature for 20 minutes before grilling, discard marinade. Grill steak for about 4-5 minutes each side for medium to medium rare. Remove from heat, finish with additional sprinkling of salt to taste, set aside covered with aluminum foil 8 minutes before slicing. Slice on the bias against the grain, serve with Sweet Roasted Tomato Sauce and warm tortillas.