How to make slow cooker carne asada

Print this recipe
If I could eat only one cuisine for the rest of my life, it would be Mexican, hands down. I love corn tortillas, the array of sauces, the smoky, spicy peppers. One of my favorite things about Mexican food is how flavorful the meats are. The recipe below is proof of this.
Slow-cooked carne asada — what's special about the recipe below? It requires just 10 minutes of prep and six ingredients outside of the steak itself. You make the best use of slow cooking and get one of the most robust flavors out of it.
Advertisement
Cooktop Cove
Slow Cooker Carne asada
6-8
10 minutes
4 hours
4 hours, 20 minutes
2 pounds skirt steak
1½ teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon pepper
1 lime, juiced
2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
7 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried Mexican oregano
¼ cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
Cut skirt steak in half or in thirds so it can fit into slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
In a small bowl, mix together lime juice, cumin, paprika, garlic and oregano. Rub into the skirt steak.
Place steak into a 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle cilantro on top.
Cover and cook on low for 4 hours.
Remove pot from base and partially open lid. Allow to rest for 10 minutes. Slice and serve with tortillas.
Share this delicious recipe with your friends and family on social media!
Note: All slow cookers are a little bit different in temperature and calibration. This recipe was tested in Cooktop Cove's Test Kitchen using this slow cooker, which is available for purchase here.
Advertisement
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which help support our website.
Resources
Print this recipe
Share on Facebook

At the end of the cooking time, the meat will be fork-tender, and you should also have a fabulous, rich gravy to keep things nice and moist.
August 21   ·  
Advertisement
The kind of recipe that makes you wish that autumn would just hurry up already, this combination of savory beef, hash brown potatoes and green beans is wholesome and delicious.
August 20   ·  
You'd be surprised at the flavor that comes out of this one.
August 19   ·  
 
Recommended
Advertisement