(RED) Skirt steak tortilla with chimichurri sauce

Skirt steak may be grilled on an outdoor grill very successfully. The thin steak cooks beautifully indoors or out, cooking very quickly, making cooking both simple and fast.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 775 / Protein 33g / Carbohydr. 45g / Fat 50g

Ingredients (4 servings)

900 gskirt steak
3 tbspolive oil
1 packagesoft flour tortillas (6 inch)
1tomato (sliced)
1small bermuda onion (sliced)
1 bunchwatercress (washed, dried and coarsely chopped)
3 tbspwhite vinegar
2jalapeno peppers
1 bunchflat leaf parsley
3 tbspcilantro
1 clovegarlic
1bay leaf
sea salt
black pepper


food processor, grill or cast-iron skillet, barbecue tongs, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Cabernet Sauvignon, 2003
Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the most famous red wines in the world. It is a worthy partner for this charismatic dish thanks to its superb taste of black currants and its occasional hint of green bell pepper.

Step 1

(RED) Skirt steak tortilla with chimichurri sauce

Seed and dice jalapeno peppers. Mince garlic. Chop herbs roughly. Combine olive oil, vinegar, parsley, cilantro, bay leaf, jalapeno peppers, salt, and pepper in the bowl of a food processor, process for one minute. Set aside.

food processor, cutting board, knife

2 jalapeno peppers / 1 clove garlic / 1 bunch flat leaf parsley / 3 tbsp cilantro / 125 ml olive oil / 3 tbsp white vinegar / 1 bay leaf / salt / pepper

Step 2

(RED) Skirt steak tortilla with chimichurri sauce

Preheat grill for approx. 15 – 20 min. or cast-iron skillet over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. Add some olive oil. Season the skirt steak with kosher salt and pepper and sear the first side for approx. 2 – 3 min. before flipping to cook the second side. Cook to the desired degree of doneness. Remove and allow to rest.

grill or cast-iron skillet, barbecue tongs

3 tbsp olive oil / 900 g skirt steak / salt / pepper

Step 3

(RED) Skirt steak tortilla with chimichurri sauce

Warm tortillas in an oven, skillet, or on the grill before serving.

grill or cast-iron skillet

1 package soft flour tortilla

Step 4

(RED) Skirt steak tortilla with chimichurri sauce

Serve by slicing the steaks into thin slices, always cutting the steaks against the grain of the meat for maximum tenderness.

cutting board, knife

Step 5

(RED) Skirt steak tortilla with chimichurri sauce

Place sliced skirt steak on a tortilla. Add sliced tomato, sliced onion, and watercress. Then, drizzle with chimichurri. Fold and serve with more chimichurri.

1 tomato / 1 bermuda onion / 1 bunch watercress