This recipe for steak tacos is grilled marinated steak, thinly sliced and layered into tortillas with diced avocado. A hearty meal option that's quick to make and a total crowd pleaser!
For the steak
- 1 1/4 pounds flank steak
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/3 cup lime juice
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon garlic minced
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
For the tacos
- 8 small corn or flour tortillas warmed
- 1 cup avocado diced
- 1/4 cup red onion finely diced
- 2 tablespoons cilantro minced
- 2 teaspoons lime juice
- salt to taste
Place the 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.
Whisk until thoroughly combined.
Add the steak to the marinade. Marinate in the refrigerator at at least one hour, or up to 6 hours.
Preheat an outdoor grill, grill pan, or skillet to medium high heat.
Add the steak and cook for 5-6 minutes per side for medium doneness. Remove from grill and let sit for 5 minutes.
While the steak is cooking, make the avocado topping. Stir together the avocado, red onion, cilantro, lime juice and salt in a small bowl.
Thinly slice the steak against the grain. Divide the meat between the tortillas. Top with avocado mixture and serve.
Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 734mg | Potassium: 875mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1325IU | Vitamin C: 11.6mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 3.9mg