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Carne Asada Tacos
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Carne Asada Tacos

These are the best ever Carne Asada Tacos aka Mexican street tacos - the citrusy steak marinade is easy to make and so addictive!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: carne asada, marinated steak, tacos
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 494kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson

Ingredients

Steak marinade

  • 16 oz striploin steak
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp orange juice preferably from an orange
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp orange and/or lime zest
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper

Tacos (assembly & toppings)

  • 12 Corn tortillas (3 per person)
  • Store bought pico de gallo or salsa
  • Raw white or red onions, diced
  • Fresh chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  • Feta or cotija cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  • Cut steak into 1/4-inch pieces and mix together with marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Marinate for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare toppings of choice and microwave corn tortillas for 10-20 seconds until softened.
  • Heat skillet over high heat for 1-2 minutes until hot. Add steak and sautee for 2- minutes until fully cooked.
  • Add steak to corn tortillas and add toppings of choice. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 494kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 780mg | Potassium: 578mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1159IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 4mg