Makes: 4 servings
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
- 1 cup lightly packed flat-leaf parsley
- 5 garlic cloves
- 1 jalapeno, seeded and roughly chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- Juice of 2 limes
- 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
- 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
- 3 plum tomatoes, cut into small wedges
- 2 pounds skirt steak, cut into lengths short enough to fit into a skillet
- 4 sub-style sandwich rolls, split
- 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees . In a food processor, pulse the parsley, garlic and jalapeno a few times, until the mixture is finely chopped. Add the red pepper flakes, lime juice, vinegar, 1 cup of the olive oil, 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper and process until combined. Pour half of the sauce into a bowl and add the sliced red onion and tomato wedges. Save the remaining sauce for passing at the table.
- Heat a large, heavy-bottomed skillet or cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Pat the steaks dry with a paper towel and season with salt and pepper. Add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil to the pan and when the pan is hot, cook the steaks for 5 minutes per side for medium-rare (cook in batches if your pan isnt large enough to hold them all). Set the steaks aside on a cutting board to rest for at least 5 minutes before carving. Thinly slice the steaks across the grain and toss with the onion-tomato mixture.
- Arrange the split rolls, cut side up, on a large baking sheet and spoon the steak mixture onto 1 side; scatter the goat cheese over the steak. Bake until the bread is toasty and the cheese is melted, about 7 minutes. Serve the sandwiches with the extra sauce on the side.
- Altos Las Hormigas Malbec 2005 (Argentina)
- Can't find skirt steak? Use flank steak instead.