This healthy Carne Asada recipe is so easy and delicious! In addition to this easy Carne Asada marinade recipe, I'm including recipes that you can make with the leftovers–if you have them! Street Tacos, a Burrito Salad Bowl with Homemade Dressing, Enchiladas, and Tostadas!
Combine all the marinade ingredients in a large zippered bag or container with lid.
Add the diced steak to the container and mix to ensure it is completely covered by the marinade.
Place in the fridge for at least 1 hour, or overnight.
Coat a large skillet with olive/avocado oil and heat on high heat. When the pan is hot, scoop the meat into the skillet and dispose of the marinade.
Cook the meat until the desired doneness (a minimum internal temperature of at least 145°F. (approx. 5-8 minutes)
Remove the carne asada from the heat and warm your low carb tortillas on the hot skillet.
Chop the onions and cilantro.
Eat this by itself, with one of the recipes above.
Carne asada can be frozen in the marinade for future use. You can also marinade and cook half and then freeze the other half depending on what you are making.
Weight Watchers Points
Using 1 1/2 pounds of trimmed flank steak and coconut aminos, this recipe counts as 4 Blue Plan Points | 4 Green Plan Points | 4 Purple Plan Points per serving. For most accurate counts, divide the recipe into six equal servings and use 1 1/2 pounds of beef total.
21 Day Fix and Ultimate Portion Fix
Each 3/4 cup serving counts as one red container. The oil is negligible, as it's such a small amount over six servings.Nutrition information was calculated with meat and marinade only.