Grilled Flank Steak with Chipotle-Orange Mojo

Serves: 8 / Total Time: 25 Mins


• 4 teaspoons ground cumin, divided

• 3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

• 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder, divided

• 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided

• 1 (2-pound) flank steak

• Cooking spray

• 3 garlic cloves

• 1/4 cup orange juice

• 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

• 3/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro leaves and tender stems

• 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

• 16 (6-inch) corn tortillas


Step 1

Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat. Combine 2 teaspoons cumin, ground red pepper, 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder, and 3/4 teaspoon salt in a bowl; rub mixture over steak. Lightly coat steak with cooking spray. Add steak to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 5 minutes.

Step 2

Place garlic in a pan with enough water to cover; bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute. Drain; finely chop garlic, and transfer to a medium bowl. Add juices, cilantro, oil, remaining 2 teaspoons cumin, remaining 1/2 teaspoon chile powder, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt; stir with a whisk to combine.

Step 3

Heat tortillas according to package directions. Thinly slice steak diagonally across the grain, and serve with sauce and tortillas.