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Carne Asada Street Tacos

Carne Asada Street Tacos. Soft corn tortillas filled with juicy, tender, grilled Carne Asada. Topped with diced onion, cilantro and crumbled queso fresco. Skip the taco shop and make these at home!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Marinating Time4 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex Mex
Servings: 8
Calories: 193kcal

Ingredients

  • 1½ -3 lbs flank steak

Carne Asada Marinade

  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ½ bunch cilantro diced
  • 2 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

Street Tacos

  • chopped carne asada from above
  • 36 white corn tortillas
  • ¼ cup cilantro diced
  • ½ cup white onion diced
  • ½ cup queso fresco crumbled

Instructions

  • Mix together the ingredients for the carne asada marinade.
  • Coat the flank steak with the marinade, top with sliced oranges and onion. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours to overnight.
  • Remove the oranges, onion, and excess marinade. Grill the meat to desired temperature: Rare: 115℉ -120℉ Medium Rare: 120℉ – 125℉ Medium: 130℉-135℉ Well Done: 140℉ – 145℉.
  • Remove the meat from the grill. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Chop meat into small 1/4 inch cubes.
  • Layer the corn tortillas and fill with chopped meat. Top with diced onion and cilantro and crumbled queso fresco.

Notes

For additional information and instructions on Carne Asada click here

Nutrition

Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 963mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 588IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 2mg