Argentinean Steaks and Yellow Rice With Plantains

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Active Time

20 minutes

Total Time

20 minutes

Serving Size



  • Argentinean Steaks
  • ½ cup fresh Italian parsley
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 ½ teaspoons adobo seasoning, divided
  • 1 ½ lb beef skirt steaks
  • Yellow Rice With Plantains
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup sofrito (Spanish cooking sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green olives
  • 1 (5-gram) packet sazón with azafrán seasoning
  • 2 (8.8-oz) pouches pre-cooked long grain rice
  • 1 (11-oz) package frozen ripe plantains

Cooking sequence

  1. Prepare steaks through step 1 and rice through step 1 - 10 minutes
  2. Cook steaks, complete rice and plantains; serve - 10 minutes

Argentinean Steaks

  1. Place parsley leaves into food processor (or blender). Add lemon juice (1 tablespoon), 3 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, and ½ teaspoon adobo. Pulse until coarsely chopped and blended.
  2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle steaks with remaining 1 teaspoon adobo (wash hands).
  3. Place remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in pan, then add steaks; cook 6-8 minutes, turning often, or until steak is 145°F. Top steaks with parsley mixture and serve.

Yellow Rice With Plantains

  1. Combine water, sofrito, olives, and sazón in medium saucepan. Stir in rice; cover and cook on medium 6-8 minutes or until hot.
  2. Remove packaging from plantains; microwave on HIGH 3-3 ½ minutes or until hot. Stir and serve over rice.

Apron's advice

Complete your meal with black beans, corn bread, and dulce de leche for dessert.

These delicious skirt steaks are also excellent when served as fajitas.

Nutritional information

Argentinean Steaks

CALORIES (per ¼ recipe) 510kcal; FAT 41g; CHOL 125mg; SODIUM 630mg; CARB 2g; FIBER 0g; PROTEIN 35g; VIT A 15%; VIT C 20%; CALC 2%; IRON 40%

Yellow Rice With Plantains

CALORIES (per ¼ recipe) 400kcal; FAT 11g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 400mg; CARB 75g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 5g; VIT A 10%; VIT C 8%; CALC 4%; IRON 8%