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Guajillo Piloncillo Marinated Steak

Guajillo Piloncillo Marinated Steak

Author Vianney Rodriguez


  • 3 guajillo chiles
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ medium onion chopped
  • 1 cup piloncillo grated
  • 2 Steaks about 24-32 ounces total


  1. Combine the guajillo chiles and water in a small bowl and let stand 1 hour.
  2. Remove chiles, reserving liquid and remove seeds and stems.
  3. Place in a blender along with garlic, onion, piloncillo and ½ cup reserved liquid. Blend until smooth.
  4. Pour marinade over steaks in baking dish. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  5. About 20 minutes before grilling, remove the steaks from the refrigerator and let sit, covered, at room temperature.
  6. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Remove steaks from marinade and grill to desired doneness, about 4 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  7. Transfer the steaks to a cutting board or platter, tent loosely with foil and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.