CARNE ASADA TACOS
An in-depth guide to flavor
Keep it simple with this authentic marinade recipe for grilled
Carne Asada Tacos
. Juicy, smoky grilled steak is waiting for your tortillas and fresh salsas.
Which type of meat?
Here are some of the most common, flavorful cuts of beef for carne asada:
Skirt Steak Flap Steak Flank Steak Hanger Steak Flat Iron Steak Flanken Short Ribs
2 pounds of skirt steak
Juice of 1 orange
Juice of 2 limes
¼ cup of Mexican lager
2 tbsp of soy sauce
1 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp of vegetable oil
Pepper to taste
Mix these ingredients together and combine with 2 pounds of your choice of steak – mine is skirt steak – and allow it to marinate for at least 4 hours.
Carne asada tacos aren’t complicated, so
keep the cooking process simple
. The steaks need to have a crust, seared quickly to seal in the juices and help retain the moisture.
Carne asada tacos are all about the beef.
The toppings you choose should complement, not overwhelm the beef. Save your off-the-chart spicy salsas for the chips.
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