simple street tacos

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simple street tacos

 

simple street tacos | heathersfrenchpress.com

 

In our neighborhood, there are MANY Mexican restaurants. We have two on our small street alone, there’s another a few blocks down, and then of course there are the major chains. But when we want authentic (in my opinion) tacos, we head to a small walk up stand around the corner. Not the usual place I’d think to get a great meal, but the street tacos are the best I have ever had.

Street tacos are not covered in sauce, salsa, or sour cream; there isn’t even any cheese. A little onion and fresh cilantro Β are all they need.

In a simple street taco, the meat is by far the star.

We love visiting the small taco stand during the summer, but during the winter it’s not all that fun to eat outside, and the tacos get cold before we get them home, so I tried to recreate our favorite street tacos at Β home.

We now have a new taco Tuesday recipe to add to our collection!

 

simple street tacos | heathersfrenchpress.com

 

simple street tacos

Ingredients

  • 2 lb skirt steak
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 white onion, diced (save a few tablespoons for topping)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • corn tortillas
  • cilantro for topping

Instructions

  • season your steak with salt and pepper
  • whisk together the orange juice, lime juice,garlic, onion and cilantro
  • place your steak in a zip top bag, and pour the marinade over the meat
  • seal bag, and refrigerate at least 2 hours
  • heat a grill, or skillet over med-high heat
  • remove the steak from the marinade (discard marinade)
  • thinly slice steak
  • grill or saute until cooked through (6 - 8 minutes)
  • while your meat is cooking, wrap tortillas in a clean towel, and warm in a 200 F. oven
  • serve tacos topped with diced onion and cilantro
https://www.wellfloured.com/simple-street-tacos/

 

Enjoy!

 

simple street tacos | heathersfrenchpress.com

 

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