Marinated Sirloin Sandwich (Beef Torta Al Pastor) recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Marinated Sirloin Sandwich (Beef Torta Al Pastor)

Serves 4

A fruity and spicy marinade gives deep flavor to the steak in this Marinated Sirloin Sandwich. Tantalize your taste buds with this incredible Beef Torta Al Pastor recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1-1 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® top sirloin steak, thinly sliced (1/8 – 1/4-inch)
  • 2 chipotles in adobo, seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ancho chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons annatto powder (also known as achiote powder)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika (double if annatto/achiote isn't available)
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced in rounds
  • 4 bolillo rolls (or French rolls)

Instructions:

  1. Mix chipotles, oregano and fruit juices together in a mixing bowl; refrigerate.
  2. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-low heat; add garlic, onion, ancho, achiote, paprika, cumin and salt. Simmer for 3-4 minutes until onion is transparent; set aside to cool. Add to juice mixture to create a marinade.
  3. Place sirloin steak strips and marinade in a zipper-locking bag. Allow to marinate 2 - 4 hours refrigerated.
  4. Preheat grill to high. Remove steak strips from marinade and place strips on a sheet pan lined with paper towels. Discard marinade Char onion slices over medium-high heat on the grill, about 3 - 5 minutes per side. Sear steak strips quickly over high heat, transfer to plate and lightly cover with foil.
  5. Construct sandwich with charred onion, steak and avocado on the rolls.

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