Tex-Mex Street Tacos

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23 Ingredients
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Makes 4 Servings
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25 Minutes
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Flank Steak

  • 1/4 cup silver tequila

  • 2 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 1/4 cup orange juice

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 jalapeño pepper, ribs and seeds removed, finely chopped

  • 1 shallot, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoon cilantro, chopped

  • 16 corn tortillas

  • Toppings: Minced white onion, chopped cilantro. Optional toppings: cojita cheese, lime wedges, pico de gallo (recipe follows)

Pico de Gallo (Yields 2 Cups)

  • 4 tomatoes, seeded and chopped

  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped

  • 2 green onions, white and green parts, thinly sliced

  • 1 jalapeño pepper, ribs and seeds removed, minced

  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt

Preparation

  1. Place tequila, soy sauce, garlic, lime juice, orange juice, olive oil, salt, black pepper, jalapeño pepper, shallot and cilantro in a freezer proof zip top bag.  Add flank steak. Seal and marinate 6 hours to overnight in the refrigerator.

  2. Preheat an outdoor grill to 400°F. Remove steak from marinade.  Grill for 7 – 10 minutes per side, turning once, until desired internal temperature. Remove the steak, rest for 5 minutes to allow the juices to redistribute. Thinly slice the steak across the grain on a diagonal.

  3. Warm the tortillas for 30 seconds on each side in a dry skillet or on the grill.

  4. Combine pico de gallo ingredients in mixing bowl and toss thoroughly.

  5. Stack 2 tortillas, add beef, toppings and lime juice if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 380 calories; 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat; 0 g trans fat); 75 mg cholesterol; 500 mg sodium; 500 mg potassium; 27 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 1 g sugars; 27 g protein; 0% (DV) vitamin D; 15% (DV) calcium; 15% (DV) iron; 14% (DV) potassium

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