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Sealable freezer bag with steak and the Chipotle Marinade, marinating and ready to cook.

Chipotle Marinade

Add some serious spice to your favorite steak by adding adobo sauce (from canned chipotle peppers) to the marinade. My Chipotle Marinade incorporates cumin, onion and garlic powder with some freshly squeezed lime juice creating a satisfying combination of flavors.

Categories Meal Prep, Sauce
Difficulty Easy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 221 kcal
Author Lacey Baier


  • 1 lb skirt steak
  • 2 tsp adobo sauce (from canned chipotle peppers)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. In a sealable ziplock bag or air-tight container, add the skirt steak, followed by all the ingredients for the marinade.

  2. Press the air out of the bag and seal tightly, making sure to press the marinade around the steak to coat.
  3. Place in the fridge to marinate at least 30 minutes, ideally up to 6-20 hours.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Chipotle Marinade
Amount Per Serving (4 oz)
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 140
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.6g24%
Saturated Fat 5.2g26%
Cholesterol 68.6mg23%
Sodium 72.3mg3%
Carbohydrates 0.8g0%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 0.1g0%
Protein 18.4g37%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.