Simple Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Tacos by chicute

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. You will love this tasty casne asada marinade.

Ingredients for Grilled Flank Steak Tacos

As well as the marinade ingredients and the meat itself, you will need taco fixin’s (as they say in Texas!) Tortillas, chopped avocado, grilled bell peppers and onions, salsa or pico de gallo, sour cream, and sliced jalapenos are all good.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. Learn how to make carne asada!
Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. You will love this tasty casne asada marinade.

How to Cut the Meat for a Grilled Flank Steak Recipe

Flank steak suits fast or slow cooking. If you’re cooking it fast though (like for these grilled flank steak tacos) you’ll want it thinly cut. Very thin slices will cook in 10 minutes total while thicker ones will take closer to 10 per side. I like to get it as thin as I can cut it — that means the edges crisp up!

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. You will love this flank steak recipe with the best flank steak marinade.

How to Make Carne Asada

Carne asada is traditionally made with either flank or skirt steak. A good carne asada marinade will infuse the meat with flavour before cooking. I prefer to use flank steak because it’s leaner than skirt and more tender. Carne asada literally means ‘grilled meat’. It’s a famous Mexican dish and ideal for a summer grilling taco recipe.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. You will love this flank steak recipe with the best flank steak marinade.
Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. You will love this flank steak recipe with the best flank steak marinade.
Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. You will love this flank steak recipe with the best flank steak marinade.

How to Serve Homemade Carne Asada

I love to use the best flank steak marinade and typically make tacos. There are other recipes you can make with it though. This hearty, flavourful meat is good in burritos or on tostadas.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. Learn how to make carne asada!
Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. Learn how to make carne asada!

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Tacos Recipe

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Tacos

Course: Meals

Ingredients

  • 2 pound flank steak cut into thin fillets
  • 1/3 Cup olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup lime juice fresh
  • 1 orange juiced
  • 1/4 Cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tsp. garlic minced
  • 1 Tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 Tbsp. BBQ sauce optional

Instructions

  • Place the flank steak fillets in a large ziplock bag.
  • In a bowl combine the olive oil, lime juice, orange juice, red wine vinegar, brown sugar, minced garlic, salt and worcestershire sauce. Stir to combine.
  • Pour the marinade over the flank steak and close the ziplock bag tightly.
  • Shake to cover and place in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.
  • Preheat your grill to very hot.
  • Using tongs, remove the meat from the marinade and place on the grill. Brush with BBQ sauce.
  • Leave the meat on the grill for 5 to 10 minutes, then flip it over. Brush the other side with BBQsauce
  • Let it grill for an additional 5 to 10 minutes. If you like your meat a bit rarer, 5 to 7 minutes per side is good.
  • Check for doneness and grill for a few more minutes if necessary.
  • Remove and brush with BBQ sauce again if you want.
  • Serve with your favorite side dishes, or cut up and serve in tacos

Nutrition

Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 901mg | Potassium: 975mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 4mg

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. Learn how to make carne asada!

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