Recipe courtesy of Chris Valdes

Skirt Steak, Bacon, Egg and Cheese Sandwich

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 1 sandwich
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1 bunch cilantro, finely chopped

5 cloves garlic, minced 

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 

1 lemon, juiced 

1 teaspoon ground oregano 

1/4 cup olive oil 

Kosher salt and ground black pepper

Steak Sandwich:

1 portion skirt steak

1 large egg 

Reserved bacon fat

2 slices your favorite bread 

1 slice your favorite cheese 

2 slices tomato

1 slice cooked bacon


  1. For the chimichurri: Mix the cilantro, garlic, vinegar, lemon juice and oregano in a medium bowl. Drizzle in the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. For the steak sandwich: Marinate the skirt steak in 1/4 cup of the chimichurri for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Once it has marinated, cook the skirt steak in a hot pan or grill. Set aside and allow it to rest. Thinly slice.
  4. Fry the egg sunny side up in the bacon fat. Remove to a plate. Toast the bread slices in the bacon fat.
  5. Assemble the sandwich: Bottom slice of bread, cheese, sliced beef, chimichurri sauce, egg, tomatoes, bacon and top slice of bread.
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