Chipotle Steak Salad

This post began after we enjoyed one heck of a salad! I think the star of the dish was the burst of smokey, spicy and sweet salad dressing that I used on a steak salad. This dressing is everything! I put a whole chipotle plus a tablespoon of that spicy red adobo sauce in my Cuisinart blender along with fresh cilantro, a hefty squeeze of honey and the juice of two limes. Whirl that bad boy while you drizzle in olive oil and you have some amazing dressing for a salad or sauce for a steak sandwich.

Layer on flavor by marinating your flank or skirt steak in lime juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, and spices like chipotle or chili powder. If you have some fresh garlic, add that too. This would work splendidly with other proteins like chicken or salmon also.

Dressing Ingredients

1/3 bunch fresh cilantro

1-2 tablespoons honey

1 chipotle pepper plus a tablespoon of adobo

2 limes, juiced

4-6 tablespoons olive oil

Kosher salt and pepper to taste