Margarita beef with orange salsa


Margarita Beef with Orange Salsa

Margarita Beef with Orange Salsa

This recipe is perfect for entertaining. These steaks go into a flavorful marinade, are grilled, then served with a festive orange salsa.


  • 1 beef Top Round Steak, 2,5 cm thick 


  • 2/3 cup frozen orange juice
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper


Orange Salsa:

  • 2 oranges
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves

No. Servings:


Cooking time:

30 Minutes


  1. Combine marinade ingredients in medium bowl. Place beef steak and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally.
  2. To make Orange Salsa: Combine all salsa ingredients in non-metallic bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Remove steak; discard marinade. Pat steak dry with paper towel. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 10 to 11 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 10 to 11 minutes) for medium rare (60ºC) doneness, turning occasionally. Do not overcook. Carve into thin slices. Serve with orange salsa.

*Courtesy of Beef It’s What’s For Dinner. 

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