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Steak, Venezuelan w/Avocado Sauce (M, TNT)
Source: Self
Serves: 2

1 large steak for grilling OR about 8 smaller ones (most tender possible)
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4-1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 cup bitter orange juice
OR 1/4 cup orange juice mixed with juice of 1 lemon-sized lime
1/2 teaspoon salt

Venezuelan Guacamole:
1 large ripe avocado, half mashed and half diced
1 finely chopped tomato
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon salad oil or light olive oil
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 small grated onion OR 2 minced scallions
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)
1 can palm hearts, drained, rinsed and diced (optional)

Sprinkle the meat on both sides with the above ingredients except the salt. Marinate for at least 3 hours before placing on the bbq charcoal grill. When cooked, sprinkle with salt. Serve with Venezuelan Guacamole.

Mix all the ingredients together and refrigerate. Serve on top of the steaks.

Poster's Notes:
A delicious, different taste. Caracas is known as the gourmet secret of the Western Hemisphere. I lived in Caracas many years and my 2 children were born there. This is a very Caraquena recipe, well passed along and used in the Hebraica community of Venezuela.

Posted by Elena Eder

Nutritional Info Per Serving: 407 Calories (kcal); 33g Total Fat; (70% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 20g Carbohydrate; 34mg Cholesterol; 1644mg Sodium