Spicy Cilantro-Lime Marinated Eye Round Steak


  • 1 lb eye round steak
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1-2 Serrano chilies
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • In a food processor or blender, combine the cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, chili, cumin, garlic, chilies, scallions and blend until smooth.
  • Taste for seasoning and season with a little salt and pepper if desired.
  • Place steaks in a zip lock plastic bag and pour the marinade over.
  • Place the bag and place in the refrigerator and marinate for about 4 hours, turning the bag over┬áseveral┬átimes.
  • Remove from the refrigerator about 1 hour before grilling.
  • Add the remaining marinade to a small sauce pan and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer and cook for several minutes.
  • Grill the steaks over hot coals until the temperature reaches 145 degrees for medium rare.
  • Allow steaks to rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  • Drizzle the cooked marinade over the steaks or serve as a dipping sauce.

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