Loaded with cilantro and lime, this tri-tip steak is marinated in beer, wine and spices. Choose a dark beer for a richer flavor and add more pepper flakes to heat it up.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: Serves 4
- 2 pounds tri-tip steak
- 1 cup red wine
- 1 can of beer
- 1 small red onion, sliced
- juice from 6 to 8 limes
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro,chopped
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Combine all ingredients except the tri-tip steaks and stir. Place steaks in a large baking dish or a resealable bag. Pour marinade over steaks. Let sit for several hours (up to 6). Preheat grill. Place steaks on grill over a medium high heat. Grill for 8 to 10 minutes or until they reach desired doneness
. Let steaks rest for about 5 minutes before you serve them.
If you want to add some extra heat to the marinade chop up a seeded jalapeño pepper and toss it in.