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Jalapeno Steak Recipe
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Jalapeno Steak

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"Jalapenos mixed with the other ingredients give a spicy and delicious kick to grilled steak. Marinate this steak in the fridge for up to 24 hours before cooking."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    8 hrs 15 mins


  1. Combine jalapenos, garlic, pepper, salt, lime juice and oregano in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Place steak in a shallow pan or large resealable plastic bag. Pour jalapeno marinade over the steak, and turn to coat. Cover pan or seal bag; marinate in the refrigerator 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil the grill grate.
  4. Drain and discard marinade. Grill steak 5 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 16, 2007

absolutely yummy...i marinated the steak for 2 days...i didn't even blend the ingredients in a blender, i just chopped the jalopenos well and added the steak with them and the garlic and lime in an oversized ziplock. delish:)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 07, 2010

This was just ok for me.

Apr 02, 2008

This will be my one and only recipe for fajitas now! I did have to add olive oil to get a smoother consistency. I can't wait to try this on chicken or even pork.

Jun 15, 2007

This marinade for steaks was awesome. My boyfriend very picky when it comes to food but he wants me to marinade them like this from now on. He also wants me to try this marinade with chicken next.

Feb 23, 2011

WOW! This was so flavorful. I loved it. I ended using a half cup of lime juice since I had 2lbs of steak and it came out perfect. I'm going to use this recipe at home the next time we make "Carne Asada."

Nov 03, 2008

Very good! I had at least 3# of sirloin, so I double the lime, but left all of the other ingredients the same - there was plenty of flavor. I marinated mine for almost 24 hours (did the marinade last night after dinner and threw it in the fridge, easy). I did add a little oil to the marinade about 10 minutes before I grilled it. Turned out lovely - and about as tender as sirloin gets without beating it. Thanks for the recipe!

Dec 23, 2010

This was a delightful marinade - I removed the seeds from two of the jalapeno peppers and that make it the right amount of heat with lots of delicious flavor! It likely would have been ok to leave the seeds in the other two peppers, but that might have been too much heat for some people. Also, feel free to use the drippings (not the extra marinade!) on the plate after you cook the steak as a yummy gravy on mashed potatoes!

Nov 12, 2010

Best steak we've had in a long time. A little spicy, but what do you expect with 4 jalapenos. I'm going to try this marinade on other meats too.


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  • Calories
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.1 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 60 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 19.1 g
  • 38%
  • Sodium
  • 1206 mg
  • 48%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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