Crusty Skirt Steak with Salsa Verde



Crusty Skirt Steak with Salsa Verde

This grilled skirt steak recipe is a great skirt steak recipe that has a skirt steak marinade or a steak dry rub.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2 People



  • 2 skirt steaks 8 ounces each
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


  • 4 cloves roasted garlic
  • 3 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley finely chopped
  • Zest of half a lemon
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Couple cracks of fresh pepper


  • Mix the smoked paprika and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Season the steaks with 1/4 teaspoon salt and a generous pinch of dry rub on each side and massage the rub in to the meat. Let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes with the rub on.
  • Meanwhile, make the salsa verde by combing all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Check for seasoning, you may need a touch more lemon to make it really pop.
  • Pre-heat a cast grill pan over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Place the meat in the pan and let it cook for 3 minutes without touching the meat. Flip the meat and let it cook another 2-3 minutes and move it to a clean plate. Let the steak rest for 5 minutes under tin foil. Make sure to slice the steak AGAINST the grain and serve with the salsa verde. Enjoy!


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