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Everything you love about carne asada made easier with a crockpot! This Slow Cooker Carne Asada is so juicy, tender, and topped w/ the best pico de gallo! showmetheyummy.com #carneasada #slowcooker
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Slow Cooker Carne Asada Recipe

Everything you love about carne asada made easier with a crockpot! This Slow Cooker Carne Asada is so juicy, tender, and topped w/ the best pico de gallo!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: carne asada crockpot style, crockpot carne asada
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 407kcal
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Ingredients

Carne Asada

  • 2 pounds flank steak
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt more to less to taste (I use about 1 teaspoon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice about 1 orange
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice about 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice about 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce or gluten free alternative
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

Optional Additions

Instructions

Carne Asada

  • In a small bowl, whisk together spices, then stir in the oil.
  • Rub half the spice mixture on one side of the flank steak.
  • Flip over and rub the rest of the spice mixture on the other side.
  • Whisk together the orange juice, lime juice, lemon juice, soy sauce, and vinegar.
  • Grease a crockpot and pour in half of the juice mixture.
  • Place the steak in the crockpot and pour the rest of the juice over the top.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours.
  • Once cooked, remove steak from crockpot and let sit for 5-10 minutes.
  • Using a serrated knife, thinly slice the steak against the grain.
  • Gently place steak back in crockpot and mix with juices.
  • Serve with corn tortillas, pico de gallo, avocado, and cotija!
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Notes

*If you're gluten free, be sure to use a GF soy sauce or tamari instead!
Nutritional information does not include optional toppings or tortillas. 

Nutrition

Calories: 407kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 1232mg | Potassium: 907mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 4.6mg