Hanger Steak with Tequila Marinade


  • 1 (2 lb) hanger steak
  • juice of 2 limes
  • zest of 2 limes
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 2 tbs canola oil
  • 1 tbs chili powder
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste

Hanger steak is a wonderful cut of meat. The marinade of tequila and lime juice make is something really special. You may serve this meat as is or slice and use for tacos.


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the zest and lime juice the tequila, olive oil, salt, pepper and chili powder.
  • Add the meat to the  marinade, toss to coat and marinate for at least 1 hour.
  • Cook the steak over hot charcoal for 4 to 5 minutes per side. Less if you like you meat more rare.
  • Let the steak rest for 5 minutes before slicing. This allows the juices to redistribute.
  • Slice the steak against the grain and place in tortillas and top with salsa and cilantro.

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