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Carne asada – slow cooked

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Carne asada – slow cooked

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time6 hours
Rest10 minutes
Total Time6 hours 10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 274kcal
Author: asclavijo


  • 2 pounds flank steak
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt more to less to taste I use about 1 teaspoon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice about 1 orange
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice about 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice about 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce or gluten free alternative
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar


  • In a small bowl, whisk together spices, then stir in the oil.
  • Rub half the spice mixture on one side of the flank steak.
  • Flip over and rub the rest of the spice mixture on the other side.
  • Whisk together the orange juice, lime juice, lemon juice, soy sauce, and vinegar.
  • Pour in half of the juice mixture.
  • Place the steak in the crockpot and pour the rest of the juice over the top.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours.
  • Once cooked, remove steak from crockpot and let sit for 5-10 minutes.
  • Using a serrated knife, thinly slice the steak against the grain.
  • Gently place steak back in crockpot and mix with juices.
  • Serve with corn tortillas, pico de gallo, avocado, and cotija!


Optional Additions:
pico de gallo
Black beans
corn tortillas
Cojita or crumbled feta


Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 822mg | Potassium: 611mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 284IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 3mg

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