Fortunately I stumbled across this recipe and was thoroughly impressed. I will make this again. . Easy, quick, authentic carne asada street tacos you can now make right at home! Thank you Chungah! I just finished making these tacos, they came out delicious!!! Just really good, full flavored, grilled meat, that tasted damn good in tacos. Thank you! (Thank you) the marinade was fantastic. Plus it’s kinda fun Thanks for sharing with us, Tori! Thank you!! I just wanted to say thank you. Sounds good and everything but you should really be using corn tortillas. Thank you so much for such a lovely comment! https://www.tasteofhome.com/article/how-to-make-tough-meat-tender/. window.adthrive = window.adthrive || {}; I have NEVER left a review before.. but this one is a must! Thank you. . You can just place them directly on the stove if you have a gas range. These were phenomenal! My husband gets so excited for this dish. I will definitely be playing with this recipe some. By 6 servings, does that mean enough for 6 people, or just 6 tacos? Thanks for sharing! Be sure you have a great instant read thermometer like the Thermoworks MK4 Thermapen! Great recipe thank you for sharing. OMG! I didn’t have any lime, and I could tell it would have been even more delicious if I had. It just needs 1 hour of marinating before you throw it onto a skillet. Our marinade for skirt steak will feature acid, which will assist in Bone In Smoked Leg of Lamb with Garlic Butter Sauce, Smoked Chuck Roast Stew with Red Wine Braise, Smoked Boneless Leg of Lamb with Herb Rub, a) marinate with a balance of umami, citrus, acid, oil, then …. *. WHAT IS THE PREP TIME AND TOTAL TIME? Like mama would make if I lived in Mexico. Thank you for sharing. My Go To recipe for street tacos! Was awesome me and my fiancée really enjoy it been making it for a while i also like to add a teaspoon of smoked paprika gives it a nice smokey flavor either way its awesome. It’s always best to check your temperature with a digital thermometer. chicscript.src = '//mini.myxxrecipes.com/api/lp/launchpad.js'; This was delicious! Imagine those tortillas warmed up over a campfire…Yum! You’re gonna burn your first tortilla but you’ll get the hang of it . Instant Pot Korean Beef), the corresponding recipe video will be played right above the recipe box. I use ground beef instead and  it turned out great. In addition, skirt doesn’t take long for taking on the flavor. There’s a strong nostalgia involved for those who seek to make it on their own. My family has 5 people so if it’s just 6 tacos I’d do a double recipe, but if not I’d do just a single recipe. Do you have to add salt? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Thank you for sharing this recipe! Combine tequila, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, cilantro, pepper, salt, cumin and black pepper in a sealed plastic bag. Thank you for such an awesome recipe! delicious! *see notes. That sounds so good, Karen! Damned delicious!! Another winner! The key here is the canola oil – not only does it keep everything marinated well, it helps the steak from drying out as you grill it. Pour over flank steak and marinate at least 1 hour or overnight. This is TE BEST marination I’ve ever used to make street tacos. That’s awesome, Nicole. My initial thought was the soy sauce would over power but it didn’t. We like to add the dry rub after it’s been soaking in the marinade. Especially my husband who is normally not a fan of Mexican food!! These are really good. This looks so good. Instead of skirt steak, which can sometimes be either sublime or very chewy (I can’t achieve consistency with this cut of meat…), I used a boneless ribeye. It was very good. Cutting the steak into half inch pieces should have required cutting against the grain. I am yet *another* California native who relocated to New York almost 8 years ago. Made these for the family & they were damn delicious! Great flavors and tender beef. It is easy and incredibly delicious. 4.Cook steak and chicken on the grill. I did use flat iron steak & we added cotija cheese & a few splashes of hot sauce on top as we like heat. Holy moly this was AMAZING!!! I do the same thing and love it! It’s amazing! It seems you cut and marinate the steak in smaller pieces but I’m not sure either! “Tacos”, I replied. 3.Slice peppers and onions. I'm Mary, a wine/food/travel writer, Certified Sommelier, mom of twins, former vegetarian turned BBQ fanatic, runner, and founder of Vindulge and author of Fire + Wine cookbook. You could probably add a little cornstarch next time. 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice, 1 1/2 pounds skirt steak, cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Hi, can you use sirloin steak instead of skirt steak? I also enjoy Cumin so I upped it about 1/2 tsp. I’ve struggled with making pastor and steak tacos… they always come out way too dry. Some employees didn’t believe it wasn’t catered! I serve it with a corn salsa and avocado on top. Stroke of genius, we thought…. We splurged and made with beef filet and grilled. It looks like a very good combination of spices and flavors. The colour choices and layout is great! Thanks! I followed the recipe but only used half the amount of skirt steak. I made this and it was so dang delish!!! Great flavor . I think a little grated jack cheese and your favorite taco sauce would really set these off! Thanks for your nice recipe. I made this recipe as is the first time around. Thank you, Chungah, for all of your wonderful recipes. A solutly scrumptious. This looks delicious and probably what I’m making for dinner, as,far as the tortillas go, I have a gas stove, I always brown them straight on the burners it gives them way more flavor then put on a plate and cover with a pan lid to both keep warm and tender, those little charred bits add tons of flavor, I always make my tacos this way, now if you are talking enchiladas,pan frying is the way to go so they don’t turn into mush in the oven,unless you are using flour tortillas,then the burner methode is perfect. If you like this recipe we’d truly appreciate it if you would give this recipe a star review or leave a comment below! We made eye contact. The steak is tossed in a sensational spice rub (no marinade required! Chungah – Your recipes are great. Every time I ever pop by this site, I’m struck by a strange and overwhelming desire to cook. window.adthrive.cmd = window.adthrive.cmd || []; I’m confused, but hey, just like you I couldn’t refuse. Tasted almost like some of the street tacos here in ny town. Steak tacos Ingredients. Thank you for sharing so many wonderful recipes! It was concerned there wasn’t enough marinade when I began to grill, but once everything heated up the marinade became more liquid. Required fields are marked *. Wonderful recipe! Serve steak in tortillas, topped with onion, cilantro and lime. I typically don’t eat skirt steak because it is more difficult to chew… but this was AMAZING! Thank you!!! Just made this recipe and it was off the chart!!!! Did you try making this? You have my heart and stomach! I echo Brandy’s comment. Thanks for such an amazing recipe. I cut mine into 1/2 inch peices prior and it turned out amazing. I have some that are on a regular rotation in my kitchen!! We made these the other night with an avocado cream sauce, fresh pico and fried corn tortillas. You can marinade for an hour and get nice flavor added to the meat (but we like to aim for 2 hours for full flavor). The marinade is outstanding! You’ll need to marinate the steak for at least an hour, but longer is better. Vaccum seal it and freeze it. Again, thank you! This recipe sounds amazing. Love tacos!!!! To avoid the moisture I pat dry before I place in hot Cast iron skillet or on  grill.And Basting  the meat  with the Marinade halfway Through cooking  I also add lime zest And a Finally chopped  jalapeño pepper to the Marinade and Use corn tortillas and top with a Spicy jalapeño or Habanero Pico de gallo. You’re truly busy. I introduced my sister to your recipes and she says the same as me. Nothing left. ‍♀️, Love your enthusiasm, Paula! Thanks for the great recipe! Be well! Is it okay to leave this marinating overnight? It is PHENOMENAL…best I have ever tasted anywhere. This marinade is great for tuna swordfish chicken steak pork chops and shrimp. These have become a family favorite! (I would’ve gotten flank if I would have know better, but I didn’t want to take any chances on messing this up). I used shoulder tender, taco seasoning, garlic, soy sauce, and fresh squeezed mandarin orange (didnt have lime) The Flavor was so yummy that everything disappeared with no left overs, which never happens in our home. Can’t wait to make these! I’m going to add some avocado to this next time, but really… these are great as-is! José we will work on getting more exact details, but our rough portions are 1/2 a red onion finely diced. I would also like it with homemade guacamole. So easy. Thank you for the recipe, I will certainly be keeping this for my go to steak taco recipe. Cook chicken until 165 internal temp and steak to 135 internal temp. One of my Favorite recipes! Thanks for listening! True disappointment over that steak but I’m so glad you found some after all that! It only needs a few seconds to a minute on each side. COOK THE STEAK: Set a large cast iron skillet or pan over high heat and let heat up for a couple of … . These were absolutely delicious! Mix together. I made refried beans and fideo and bought this frozen Mexican corn from sams club  which was another hit and so easy! What can happen, with the lack of flavors, is that the grilled meat won’t soak up enough flavor and the results will be bland. Place all marinade ingredients in a large gallon sized bag. My family loved it ! These were amazing! How did you heat up the tortillas? Absolutely delish! Next time I think I’ll add a dash of cinnamon for depth. Just the right amount of spice. Question – since you pour the marinade in with the steak, do you end up kind of braising it? I went right to the store two days ago and prowled around the butcher section. I want to do as much prep work as I can in advance. Skirt steak is better then flank. Throughly enjoyed this recipe. They were toasted for photographic purposes, Sharon. Thank you so much for blessing our eyes with this beautiful website! If you love Mexican food try these tacos you won’t be disappointed. Add the steak to the marinade. Very easy to follow and it was not what I expected. I would make this with chicken. This was so good! Thank you so much for this recipe. From this recipe I learned I don’t like skirt steak. These were flipping delicious! This sounds so incredible! We like 125 for rare, and also 135 for medium rare. Seriously, the best tacos we’ve ever had and hands down the best tacos I’ve ever mad (and we cook a lot). SOOO good!!!! The organization and font are lovely! I normally identify as a 13 year old Japanese school girl, but today I embrace my fake Mexican. Yum! I paired my tacos with a radish onion cilantro relish and a fresh squeeze of lime. These were really good. Awesome recipe. Never thought I would find it but this is it. This sounds great. Haha And trust me – that doesn’t happen every day. Thanks for sharing your version with us. I’ll have to try beef broth, and the others can add soy sauce to their individual tacos. . Served roasted mini peppers on the side. (: What do real Mexicans use instead of soy sauce? And now that I’ve moved to Chicago, all I think about is the proximity of that taco truck back home in Los Angeles. I DID grill the tortilla on the stove for the first time and loved that! That is, until you can get back to Los Angeles! I told him I’d try – but I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to make it. I have a weird question so don’t hate on me! Just add some grilled cactus and black beans on the side and sprinkle a little Mexican crumbling cheese (quest fresco) over everything! The best way is to make at home Great meal on a cool night, Question, the recipe says six servings, is that six individual tacos or multiple tacos for six people? The recipe for your Mexican Street Taco’s with skirt steak was not only easy and simple to make they were as my husband said, “Damn Delicious”!! , My family would FLIP! Marinated Asian Flank Steak Mazola® Corn Oil karo, Spice Islands Garlic Powder, Spice Islands Fine Grind Black Pepper It was delicious. olive oil, lime juice, sugar, salt, cumin, garlic, water, smoked paprika, onion powder and chili powder in a gallon sized resealable bag or large bowl. I cannot wait to make these! This will replace my go-to taco recipe! I am surely going to try this, I am also a California native. I made them about an hour ago and my wife and I loved them. Chicago has an extremely large Hispanic population . Didn’t seem to reduce. Definitely using this recipe from now on. It looks in photo like tortillas are grille/fried, but no mention of this in recipe? One of the females in the group had 7. Cutting into smaller pieces does allow the marinade to penetrate the meat better, but it also makes the meat tougher because you really can’t cook it to medium rare or even medium if it’s cut into tiny pieces. I’m also from Cali born and raised and miss the Garbage wagons but I ate at them all the time been in NC from 26 years now and still miss them found a few over the years but they are only there maybe a year. Then place in to boiling water for 20 min and it comes out just like it did after you first cooked it. I made these street tacos tonight for my family of 6. After you’ve applied the dry rub on both sides, place over direct heat for a few minutes on either side. My friend and I fangirled over your website for way too long. P.S. Just too lazy to go venturing into the world for it. Scrolling for 15 minutes just to get to the recipe. We always like to use a digital thermometer to ensure proper cooking doneness. Add steak and marinade, and cook, stirring often, until steak has browned and marinade has reduced, about 5-6 minutes, or until desired doneness. I haven’t tried these yet, but they look like what’s sold at our taco trucks here in the Central Valley of California. My family and I REALLY enjoyed this recipe! Grill approximately 3-4 minutes per side (this will depend on size of your steak). I grilled the steak for probably 10-12 minutes, until there was only a couple tbsps left of the marinade and the steak was done perfectly. Made these for my family and everyone loved it! I heated up my corn tortilla on a caste iron skillet. The steak in the carne asada comes "citrus-splashed" with grilled onions, guac, shredded cheese and cilantro. i also subbed canola for olive oil. This would free up my last minute cooking time. What is a better cut of beef I can substitute for skirt steak? I used extra virgin olive oil instead of canola and didn’t have limes handy so used lemons. This is an amazing recipe. Finding quality Mexican food here is almost impossible (although if you are in Manhattan, head right to Dos Toros for California style burritos – they’re the real thing). Hands down this recipe is fantastic! Making it tonight. Everything I’ve made from this site so far has been delicious but this is one of the best meals I have ever cooked. Thanks! Very easy and tasted great! Cut to today – I just visited a different store and am now ready to go! My family devoured them..even my three year old daughter! This is, by far, the best chicken we’ve ever had. The steak tacos are ridiculously quick and easy, melt-in-your mouth tender and exploding with flavor. ), and pickled jalapeños. I’ve tried several other recipes and they were ok, but this one delivers a depth of flavors! . Gently, release air from bag, seal, and place into the refrigerator for 2 to 8 hours. . Pull the meat out of the marinade brutha! Is there a maximum number of hours the meat can marinate? Followed the recipe and added cotija cheese and avocado salsa…delicious. 15/10….will be making again and again! We’re so glad you’re enjoying our recipes! Take the steak out of the fridge about 30 minutes before you want to cook it to let it warm to room … Cilantro every now and then. Hope that helps! My husband & our 10 yr old son agree & husband told me it’s a keeper & in the top 10 for sure! Flavor was wonderful!! I am in my 50’s and don’t leave reviews. i used beef tenderloin and marinated for about 30 minutes. I have made this recipe many times with the steak and it is soo good! I am hosting a Cinco de Mayo party and would love to make this, is there a way I could do this in advance? My little one is allergic to soy, amongst other foods. Served with Mexican rice and coke slaw. Hot house work too, but we like the dense tomatoes that won’t fall apart. This looks delicious and can’t wait to make it! . Cilantro Lime Flank Steak Tacos – Steak marinated in a cilantro lime marinade and grilled to perfection, stuffed into tacos and topped with all the fixings! }); Next time try to substitute with white vinegar. Mix up the ingredients with a whisk (or your hand, see photo 2) and then add the steak (photo 3). For the carne asada marinade. My husband absolutely LOVE THIS. 5. I haven’t commented before, I never really have anywhere. My family raved about this. Thank you! I feel I can never go wrong with Damn Delicious. Thanks for the recipe and it lived up to your website name…Damn Delicious!! I also sliced up some radishes and crumbled some cojita cheese to supplement the onion and cilantro. Wow, Brandy! But if easier to go overnight that is fine, the marinade flavor will just carry through more in the beef itself. It’s simple, it’s easy and it’s just perfect. Flour tortilla may take longer. The cornstarch is a good idea…I think I’ll add it to the marinade to help tenderize, too. Am I suppose to cut the steak up prior to putting it in the marinade or do I wait until it’s cooked? Growing up in a Mexican-American household we ate a lot of marinated steak at home and also at restaurants, but I never really associated the meal with any specific recipe. Followed recipe exactly just doubled the marinade and they came out delicious !! There have been a few restaurants but there not the same as a Garbage wagon. The carrot & hot pepper side sounds amazing! This steak taco recipe is bursting with juicy marinated steak and pineapple mango salsa layered in warm corn tortillas and drizzled with silky avocado crema. Regardless, strained the excess sauce after meat was cooked and it was fantastic! Yesss!!! Cover with plastic and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight, turning once or twice. Bursting with flavor,we add Cojita cheese and Roja Street taco sauce, unbelievable but so delicious,I wouldn’t change anything about this wonderful recipe, thanks so much. 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