It has been way too long since I have shared a taco recipe, especially since although I haven't been sharing taco recipes my taco consumption has only increased as it gets hotter outside. They are just the ideal summer food in my opinion - easy to cook, packed with fresh ingredients, and perfect for a crowd. And while I have been eating these Ancho Fish Tacos almost weekly, last week we decided to switch it up and make some steak tacos.
To make sure they have plenty of flavor, I like to start with a marinade of lime juice, orange juice, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno, and soy sauce. You could use salt instead, but I like the earthiness soy sauce adds. Then after everything hangs out in the marinade for an hour, the steak takes a quick trip to the grill and is ready in under 15 minutes. For the beef, usually I use flank steak but you could also use sirloin, hanger, flatiron, or skirt steak. Then just add your favorite toppings and dinner is ready.
Citrus Marinated Steak and Pepper Tacos
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- 1 lb. lean flank steak
- 1 U lime, juice only
- 1 U orange, juice only
- 1/4 cup cilantro
- 2 U garlic cloves, minced
- 1 U jalapeno, minced (optional)
- 1 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
- 1/2 tsp. cumin
- 1/2 tsp. black pepper
- 1 U red pepper
- 1 U green pepper
- 8 U corn tortillas (low carb if needed)
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