Steak Tacos Recipe - A Source To Table Family Favorite

Steak Tacos Recipe - A Source To Table Family Favorite


Recipe For Perfect Steak Tacos



 Steak 2 limes, juiced
4 cloves garlic 1 orange, juiced
1 large handful cilantro, chopped ½ cup olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 2 Pounds steak, sirloin or skirt
Pico de Gallo 1 large handful cilantro, chopped
4 tomatoes, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ red onion, chopped 1 lime, juiced
2 green onions, sliced ¼ cup olive oil
1 jalapeno, minced
Salt, to taste


To Serve:

  • Flour tortillas, warmed
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Shredded jack cheese



For Steak:

In a food processor, pulse the garlic, jalapeno, cilantro, salt and pepper. Add the lime juice, orange juice, vinegar and oil.

Place the steak in a large dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper, then pour the marinade mixture over it. Cover and refrigerate for an hour or up to 8 hours.

For the Pico de Gallo:

In a bowl, toss together the tomatoes, onion, green onions, jalapeno, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, olive oil and salt.


To Serve:

  • Preheat an outdoor grill or grill pan to medium high heat. Lightly brush the grill grates or pan with oil.
  • Remove the steak from the marinade and grill for about 7-10 minutes per side. Let rest 5 minutes, then thinly slice against the grain. 
  • Assemble tacos using tortillas, sliced steak, lettuce, cheese and top with pico de gallo.