Carne Asada Tacos

Makes 8 Tacos

Ingredients

  • 8 Mission® Street Tacos Flour Tortillas, warmed
  • 1 lb. flank steak, trimmed of fat
  • 2 cups lettuce, shredded
  • ½ cup queso quesadilla cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup favorite salsa, red or green
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Sour cream
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Marinade

  • 2 tbsp. lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 tbsp. garlic (6 cloves), freshly minced
  • 1 tbsp. onion, finely minced
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp. smoked paprika
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

Recipe Instructions

  1. In small skillet, over medium heat, place all marinade ingredients, only excluding cilantro leaves.  Heat until mixture is hot (2 to 3 minutes); let cool. 
  2. Place flank steak in a large resealable plastic bag; add cooled marinade and cilantro leaves. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  3. One hour before grilling, take meat out of refrigerator and let sit on counter. 
  4. Heat grill to medium-high heat. 
  5. Remove steak from marinade and discard leftover marinade.
  6. Cook steak for 5 minutes on first side, turn over and cook an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until thermometer reaches at least 145° F. 
  7. Slice steak across grain into thin slices. 
  8. Place several slices of steak in the center of one corn tortilla, add ¼ cup of shredded lettuce, 1 tbsp. shredded queso cheese, 1 tbsp. of salsa, and 1 slice of avocado. If desired, garnish with a dollop of sour cream and a slice of lime.  Repeat with remaining tortillas and ingredients.
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