We love tacos! All kinds of tacos, and we could literally eat tacos multiple times per week. So it was only appropriate that we added another taco recipe that we often make at home to the blog. Our Marinated Skirt Steak Street Tacos are packed with flavor and are a must for your next Taco Night!
What’s in the marinade for these skirt steak tacos?
We absolutely love this steak marinade for a variety of cuts of beef, but when added to a skirt steak, the result is a burst of flavor and a little heat. The marinade has garlic, jalapeño, lime juice, cumin, smoked paprika, salt and a neutral oil. When these flavors combine, magic happens and we guarantee this will be your go-to marinade for steak tacos from here on out.
The steak needs to marinate for a minimum or 30 minutes and up to 4 hours before you cook it, so this is a recipe that can be made during the week when everyone has a busy schedule if needed. Marinating the skirt steak longer will impart more flavor overall, but 30 minutes is enough time to get a good amount of flavor in the meat. Either way, you won’t be disappointed.
Homemade Corn Tortillas
Of course you can buy corn tortillas from the store if you wish, but we included instructions to make homemade corn tortillas here as well. You won’t believe how easy they are to make! The tortillas can be made while you marinate the steak, making the entire process easy.
We have a tortilla press, but these are so easy to roll out with a rolling pin as well. Homemade is always better, so we highly encourage you to give these a try.
We typically like to put fairly simple and straightforward toppings on our street tacos. The toppings we often use are lime-juice marinated onions and jalapeños, chopped cilantro, lime juice, cotija cheese, and our favorite hot sauce. We are partial to hot sauces like Tapatio or El Gringo for taco night, but choose your favorite!
Another option is to make our Jalapeño and Roasted Corn Salad (shown in photos), which adds a nice bit of texture and flavor to the overall dish.
We hope you enjoy this recipe for Marinated Skirt Steak Street Tacos! If you give it a try, leave us a comment below or tag us on Instagram @cooking_with_wine!
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