carne asada tacos

carne asada tacos made from skirt steak with chimichurri and diced tomatoes and onions

Tired of the typical ground beef or shredded beef Tacos? How about something different – Carne Asada.

Tips:

  1. If Skirt Steak is too expensive, use Flap Steak.
  2. Don’t marinate for more than an hour as the acid from the lime can start “cooking” the meat.  Needless to say, this dish can be ready in less than 1 hour depending on how long you marinate.
  3. Corn tortillas are what tacos are traditionally served with but if you prefer flour, go for it.
  4. Be creative with other fillings you use. Don’t limit yourself with tomatoes and cheese. Radish adds a great flavor to these tacos. I love some chimichurri with my steak tacos.
  5. This recipe is good for up to 20 tacos, just depending on how much you use for filling.

Ingredients:

  • 1 small onion quartered
  • 1 bunch cilantro chopped with no stems
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice, about 2 limes
  • 1 Tbsp Adobo seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil
  • 2 lbs skirt steak
  • 20 corn tortillas

Directions:

Combine first 5 ingredients in a food processor and puree to create a marinade. Marinate steak in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to up to 1 hour.  Pre-heat grill to medium. Grill each side for 6 minutes, flipping every 3 minutes to prevent charring.  Remove from grill and let steak sit under a tent cover for 10 minutes before slicing.  Serve on individual tortillas.

Enjoy!

About these ads
Previous Post
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  • enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

  • like this page!

  • tweets!

    Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

  • Top Clicks

    • None
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 307 other followers

%d bloggers like this: