Smoked Skirt Steak

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Skirt steak is one of the most flavorful cuts of beef, and it’s also one of the most versatile. Whether you’re grilling, stir-frying, or slicing it thin for fajitas, skirt steak is always a good choice. And when you smoke it, skirt steak becomes even more delicious. 

Smoked Skirt Steak

Smoked Skirt Steak

The key to smoked skirt steak is to cook it low and slow so that it stays juicy and tender. But don’t worry, this recipe is easy to follow and guaranteed to result in a delicious meal. So fire up your smoker and get ready to enjoy the best skirt steak you’ve ever had!

Smoked Skirt Steak

Smoked Skirt Steak

Delicious Smoked Skirt Steak you can try at home.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb skirt steak
  • kosher salt

Marinade

  • oranges juice of
  • 3 lemons juice of
  • 3 limes juice of
  • ¼  cup olive oil
  • ¼  cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves minced

Instructions
 

  • Dry-brine your steak, sprinkling it with about ½ teaspoon of kosher salt. Place the entire pan in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients.
  • Place your skirt steak in a gallon ziplock bag. Pour the marinade into the bag and massage it into the steak, coating the entire surface of the steak. Push all air out of the bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Discard the marinade and pat your steak dry. Do not rinse your steak.
  • Liberally apply your dry rub to the entire surface of the skirt steak.
  • Fire up your smoker to 225°F (107°C). If you are using a charcoal grill, ensure you set up for 2-zone indirect cooking.
  • Place your steak on smoker racks and cook until the steak's internal temperature is 110°F (43°C), about 45 minutes.
  • Fire up your grill to at 500°F (260°C), or a cast-iron skillet over high heat. Place skirt steak directly over fire and sear for 1-2 minutes per side, until internal temperature is 130°F (55°C).
  • Remove steak from smoker and tent in foil. Rest for 10 minutes.
  • To serve, thinly slice the skirt steak against the grain at a 45-degree angle.