Steak Tacos

Authentic Baja Mexican Steak Tacos

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 431 kcal


Ingredients for Steak Tacos:

  • 2 lbs. flank steak diced
  • 12 corn tortillas quality
  • 1/5 cup corn oil
  • 12 lime wedges
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro chopped

Ingredients for Steak Marinade:

  • 1 tbs. garlic powder ground
  • 3 teaspoons black pepper ground
  • 1 tbs. cumin ground
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 2 tbs. ancho chile powder
  • 2 tbs. corn oil

Ingredients for Taqueria Salsa

  • .5 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes 12 oz.
  • 2 tbs. white vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbs. lime juiced
  • 1/2 tbs. white pepper ground


Instructions for Steak Marinade

  1. In a large bowl add diced flank steak

  2. Add ancho chile powder, ground cumin and kosher salt.

  3. Let sit for two minutes.

  4. Next, fold in ground black pepper and garlic powder.

  5. Add corn oil, fold until completely incorporated, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Instructions for Taquera Sauce:

  1. Open one 12 oz. can of crushed tomatoes, drain excess liquid and place in large bowl

  2. Fold in ground white pepper, white vinegar and Kosher salt.

  3. Next mince one clove garlic and lime juice.

  4. Whisk all together for two minutes and refrigerate.

Instructions for Assembling Steak Tacos:

  1. In a large saute pan on medium heat add corn oil

    After two minutes place two corn tortillas and cook for two minutes

    Flip over and repeat.

  2. Remove from pan and cover with a damp paper towel, set aside.

  3. Next bring large saute pan to high heat and sear marinated flank steak for four minutes, shut off heat and set aside.
  4. Assemble tacos and top with cilantro

  5. Wedge three limes to make 12 wedges.

    Add Taqueria Sauce as desired.