Skirt Steak

Long and flat, skirt steak is perfect for making fajitas. You'll find recipes to make this popular Tex-Mex dish plus other broiling, grilling, and skillet ideas for skirt steak in this collection.

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Skirt Steak with Beets and Greens

Martha Stewart

If your beets come with greens still attached, use them in place of the Swiss chard. Spinach is another great substitute for chard.

Seared Steak with Brussels Sprouts and Almonds

Martha Stewart

Use a scorching hot skillet to ensure that the steak gets a great sear (without added oil).

Caesar Salad with Skirt Steak

Make your steak and Caesar meal even more nutritious by topping things off with a Greek yogurt-based salad dressing.

Steak with Chipotle Cheese Sauce


Here's an easy-to-make, smoky chipotle cheese sauce that compliments the flavor of grilled steak. It's a great dish for guests, but it's so easy, it's great for every day too.

Total: 35 mins

Salsa Verde Grilled Steak Salad

Pace Salsa & Picante

Here's a hearty salad that's sure to's like an upscale taco salad made with grilled marinated skirt steak served over lettuce with cheese, tomatoes, and olives.

Total: 50 mins

Miso-Marinated Skirt Steak with Sauteed Kale

Your dinner or picnic crowd will go wild for this speedy, satisfying and antioxidant-packed steak and kale salad.

Grilled Skirt Steak with Salsa Verde

Food & Wine

Skirt steak, nicely marbled with fat, takes well to marinades, like this simple mix of herbs and garlic. Mario Batali accents the grilled meat with a sauce made with more herbs and garlic, plus capers and anchovies; he likes to make his salsa verde superthick.

Total: 35 mins

Grilled Skirt Steak with Fregola-Orange Salad

Food & Wine

"I love thinking of alternatives to classic steak and potatoes," says Michael Schwartz. His Mediterranean-inspired skirt-steak salad is a wonderful mix of just-seared slices of beef, cool and crisp fennel, chewy fregola (the Sardinian dot-shaped pasta), and juicy oranges, finished with a drizzle of briny black olive tapenade.

Total: 45 mins

Quick and Easy Steak and Mushrooms

Prego Italian Sauce

Prepared Italian sauce is the secret ingredient that makes this steak, mushroom and onion skillet really tasty...served with mozzarella garlic bread, the dish becomes irresistible.

Total: 50 mins

Super Quick Skirt Steak: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Skirt steak is a quick-cooking cut of meat, known for its flavor, but it can be tough. No worries, though. A simple marinade easily tenderizes the meat, which you can prep the night before and let rest in the refrigerator.

Chicken and Beef Sate

Ladies' Home Journal

Skirt steak and chicken strips are marinated in a coconut milk and lemongrass mixture, then grilled and served with a peanut dipping sauce in this dinner recipe.

Total: 5 hrs

Skirt Steak with Creamed Corn and Poblanos

Food & Wine

At Xochitl, this grilled steak is served with a side of creamy corn and poblanos, as well as roasted butternut squash and spiced pinto beans. The corn, made rich and tangy with sour cream, is a delightful accompaniment to the grilled skirt steak all on its own. Drop the butternut squash and the spiced pinto beans, which are substantial enough to serve as a main course.

Total: 45 mins

Asian Skirt Steak

Family Circle

These skirt teaks need only a quick soak in the sesame-ginger marinade. Serve the grilled steak with a flavorful sauce made from the leftover marinade.

Thai Beef Salad

Family Circle

This main dish salad is better than takeout with its fresh ingredients and crave-worthy flavors. Try it the next time your family needs an escape from the standard dinner fare.

Steak Fajitas


Beef fajitas made easy with skirt steak, colorful peppers, onions, spices, and zesty Ro*Tel tomatoes for a quick weeknight meal.

Total: 25 mins

31 Days of Great Grilling: Mexican Spice-Rubbed Rib Eyes

A rose may be a rose, but, a steak is definitely not just a steak. There's your prime rib, your skirt steak ... juicy and flavorful, true.

Skirt Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Family Circle

The savory mushroom and sherry sauce dresses up skirt steak making it perfect for any occasion.

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