Daily Bite: Bistec Adobado (Spicy Steak)


1 lime, juiced
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 can (7 oz.) chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
2 lb. top sirloin steak
Salt and pepper to taste


In small bowl combine lime juice, garlic, oregano, and cumin. Finely chop 2 tablespoons of chipotle peppers and add to mixture. Taste for spice, and add some adobo sauce from can, as desired.

Puncture meat with a knife several times. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over meat, turning to coat evenly. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 to 2 hours.

Preheat outdoor grill for high heat. Lightly oil grate before placing steaks. Cook until done to taste. If cooking indoors, preheat oven to 375°F and broil to your taste of doneness. Serve with your favorite salad or side dishes.

Makes 4 servings