Main Dishes
Main Dishes

Arrachera (Skirt Steak) with Chimichurri

Official MAGGI®
Arrachera (Skirt Steak) with Chimichurri
12 min
10 min
Makes 8 servings, about 4 ounces steak and 1 tablespoon sauce per serving

The Secret Ingredient


  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup plus 3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 3 teaspoons Maggi® Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 pounds arrachera steak or skirt steak
  • ½ cup packed coarsely chopped flat leaf parsley
  • ½ cup packed coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 large cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Make It

Step 1

Place lime juice, 2 teaspoons oil, 2 teaspoons bouillon and chopped garlic in large, resealable plastic bag. Add steak; seal bag. Shake and press with fingers to distribute marinade.

Step 2

Place parsley, cilantro, oregano, peeled cloves, remaining teaspoon bouillon and pepper in food processor or blender; cover. Pulse until ingredients are combined. Add 1/3 cup olive oil in a slow stream, pulsing until blended. Pour into a small bowl; refrigerate.

Step 3

Heat remaining teaspoon oil in large skillet over medium heat. Fry steak for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until desired doneness.

Step 4

Cut into 8 pieces. Serve with chimichurri.