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Carne Asada Street Tacos

Carne Asada Street Tacos are sure to hit the spot. This authentic Mexican dish is always a crowd-pleaser. With just a few simple ingredients, you will get the most mouth-watering beef dinner at home!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 360kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin

Ingredients

Carne Asada

  • 2 lb beef Flank or Skirt Steak
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 medium orange
  • 2 small limes
  • 4 green onions

Carne Asada Street Tacos

  • 2 avocados mashed
  • 1/2 cup cotija cheese
  • 1 large onion finely diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 2 limes garnish

Instructions

Carne Asada

  • Place the Flank Steak in a large plastic storage bag. Add soy sauce, orange slices and lime juice. Chop green onions and cilantro and add them into the bag. Rub the seasoning all over the beef. Seal the bag and let it marinate for at least 6 hours.
    marinating carne asada in a bag
  • Remove the meat from the marinade. Pat dry with a paper towel. Remove all excess herbs from the carne asada. Grill the carne asada until the internal temperature reaches medium-rare at 145 °F.
    Hot tip: Don’t have a grill? Snag a grill pan and make carne asada right on your stove top.
    Carne Asada cooking on a grill
  • Let it rest for 10 minutes. Slice it against the grain and cut it into bite-sized strips.
    Sliced carne asada on the grilling pan with lime and herbs

Carne Asada Street Tacos

  • Spoon mashed avocado onto a tortilla. Top it off with a couple of strips of carne asada.
    Tortillas with carne asada on them
  • Sprinkle with cilantro and onion. Sprinkle with cotija cheese. Right before serving, squeeze some lime juice over the top.
    carne asada street tacoson a counter
  • Serve with your favorite salsa.
    carne asada street tacos on a plate

Nutrition

Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 1803mg | Potassium: 862mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 429IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 3mg