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Carne Asada Street Tacos - These whip up quickly and are so full of authentic flavor. by Don't Sweat The Recipe
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4.70 from 13 votes

Street Tacos Recipe

Carne Asada Street Tacos whip up quickly and are so full of authentic flavor. Simple ingredients, easy prep, easy cook and you have a perfect street taco.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Beef, Dinner, Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: beef, carne asada, quick, street, street tacos, tacos
Servings: 4
Calories: 231kcal
Author: DSTR


  • 1 pound Flank or skirt steak
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Orange juice
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin
  • 4 - 5 cloves Garlic, cracked


  • Place the flank steak in a large plastic storage bag
  • In a small bowl mix olive oil, orange juice, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, cumin, salt, and pepper. Pour over meat in the bag and refrigerate for few hours. (we marinated for 2 hours)
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Grill for 3-5 minutes per side. During the last few minutes, place the tortillas on the grill to lightly char them.
  • Remove cooked steak from the grill, and thinly slice against the grain.


Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 645mg | Potassium: 556mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 3mg