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Adobo Sirloin

"Juicy top sirloin marinated in a spicy chipotle chile sauce. This meat is great by itself, but could also make great fajitas!"
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2 h 30 m servings 342 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 342 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 18.8 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.7g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 37.6 g
  • 75%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 120 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 429 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a small bowl, mix the lime juice, garlic, oregano, and cumin. Stir in chipotle peppers, and season to taste with adobo sauce.
  2. Pierce the meat on both sides with a sharp knife, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and place in a glass dish. Pour lime and chipotle sauce over meat, and turn to coat. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Preheat grill for high heat.
  4. Lightly brush grill grate with oil. Place steaks on the grill, and discard marinade. Grill steaks for 6 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.

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Delicious! I catered a grilled fajita lunch for 50 people today using this was a hit! Several asked for me to share this recipe. Wish I could take the credit for it. The chipotle pep...

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Yikes! This was too spicy for us to eat. My husband did not even like it. The next day I felt like I had to eat the leftovers so I smothered it with sour cream. It went from yikes to yum but...

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Delicious! I catered a grilled fajita lunch for 50 people today using this was a hit! Several asked for me to share this recipe. Wish I could take the credit for it. The chipotle pep...

This is great-but try using one small package of Sazon instead of the 2 tablespoons finely chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce and adobo sauce. It results in a much milder taste with ...

Amazing marinade. I have used this recipe with sirloin steak; pork chops; shrimp and chicken breasts--all with excellent results. Have my daughter hooked on it & am sending to my son. I alway...

For juicy fajitas, I use a flank steak, marinating it overnight before grilling. It may not look or smell pretty, but the flavor is fantastic and the meat comes out incredibly tender.

What a wonderful surprise. The marinate didn't smell very good when i mixed it. I didn't add quite as many chiles as called for. After marinading it still didn't smell very apetizing. But wo...

Yummy! I will usually make this with london broil, as we have a family of 5. I use 2-3 chopped chipotles and 3 Tbs of adobo sauce (the kids aren't crazy about spicy, hubby and I are), and mari...

This recipe was fantastic. Easily put together and very unique flavor. Not too spicy and definitely not dull. The lime adds a lot of flavor, don't leave it out. Adobo sauce is not hard to find i...

OMG! This was SO good!!! I generally don't follow the directions exactly, but last night I did. Only thing I would change for next time would be to add more chipotles (we like it hot) and let i...

This is delicious! I have made it twice, once for fajitas, and once for kebabs. The 2nd time I marinated it overnight, and it was even better than the first time. This one is a keeper!