Start with one flank steak. Beans, rice, cheese, salsa, and anything else you'd like to include. Brown your tortillas in a pan before stuffing them. Repeat with remaining tortillas. I have done other forms of shredded beef for tacos, but I'm thinking I'll give your recipe a try - sounds so delicious! those look awesome. Brown skirt steak in hot oil, about 2 minutes per side. The spices could be something different each time for variety. Seal bag and refrigerate for 8 - 10 hours or overnight. Skirt steak tacos are the best tacos recipe I’ve ever made.The marinated beef is perfectly tender and buttery, and the jalapeno slaw on top gives these tacos a spicy kick. The recipes need to pass a "when I was a kid" test. Cover the pan and turn the heat down to simmer for 40 minutes. I add, Shredded lettuce or cabbage as well. Start by finely mincing 1-1/4 pounds skirt (or flank) steak. Skirt steak tacos are the best tacos recipe I’ve ever made. Add salt, pepper, and other spices if needed. Perfectly tender, and almost buttery. But it was either share it today or wait until next week to share it with you and honestly, I just didn’t think that it was fair to you to wait. When marinated long enough it is one of my favorite cuts of meat! And it’s taco perfection. flank steak, the popular flat iron steak, or flap steak. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. If you use large tortillas, you can make shredded beef burritos. Making this meal is easy because there is no need for a cookbook or recipe. Mix to coat. Ms. Venegas experiments with Mexican foods under the watchful critiques of her husband. Every time I make these shredded flank steak tacos, my husband says, "This is good." In the last 10 years, this blog has helped millions of families put dinner on the table and create food memories. Creamy, tangy, crunchy, and in this case, spicy, jalapeno slaw. Combine onion, cilantro, lime juice, soy sauce, olive oil, brown sugar, oregano, red pepper flakes, … I might just eat my screen! Add a little water if needed to keep the bottom of the pan slightly moist. I mean, these Skirt Steak Tacos with Jalapeno Slaw are too delicious not to share now. Thanks for sharing your techniques! Simmer longer if it is not. We love home made pico de gallo, and of course we love to have sour cream and guacamole with our tacos no matter what meat is inside them. So yeah, I could’ve waited until next week to share the skirt steak tacos recipe with you in time for Taco Tuesday, but then, you couldn’t get the skirt steak marinating now so you can enjoy them ASAP. Add just a little sweetness...or what about savory mushrooms; not very Mexican but I like mushrooms! If you’ve never had a fresno pepper, it’s similar to a jalapeño but red. you can share a taco recipe like this one any day of the week :) that slaw sounds amazing, They sound so delicious! Fry one tortilla 20 - 30 seconds per side and transfer to a paper towel lined plate. Remove steak from refrigerator about 1 hour before cooking to bring to room temperature. To assemble a taco, place 3 - 4 slices of steak and top with slaw and cilantro. i'd accompany them with fried green plantain chips and guacamole. I will have to try the hot dry skillet technique! xo, Catherine. Serve with guacamole. It’s all there, friends. Add shredded cheese, your favorite salsa, and browned tortillas for big flavors like those you'd find in any Mexican restaurant. We are looking forward to our Mexican fiesta! Welcome to Life’s Ambrosia where Dinner is served and memories are made. The hubby and I are always running out of ideas for meals around the house. A sharp knife will make this job so much easier. Love these bright colors in this dish! This was a favorite entree my husband's mother would make for a big family meal. voted up, Sounds like a great dinner. Rhonda Albom from New Zealand on October 10, 2009: My daughter is reading over my shoulder and said "Oh my gosh, that looks soooo good. Not seeded peppers either, we want all those spicy capsaicin filled seeds present. Add orange juice, water, garlic, orange zest, and soy sauce. Return the shredded meat to the pan and mix it into the onion and garlic, crushing the vegetables as you stir. Heat olive oil in inner steel pot of pressure cooker on the Sauté on Normal. What about green or red bell peppers? While steak is resting heat thin layer of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Not a lot of work, mind you, just time. This just looks tempting! Brown and caramelize the flank steak for big flavor. rather than the flank steak, sliced rather than shredded, and they still turned out wonderfully! Serve with lime wedges on the side. This was a favorite entree my husband's mother would make for a big family meal. Do not let the meat dry out during this process. Shredded beef tacos are my favorite too. But if you do like to turn the heat up a bit then you are going to love the jalapeño slaw. Cut the steak into 2-inch strips across the grain. Let me help you too. Place all marinade ingredients in a large gallon sized bag. Caramelizing the flank steak adds flavor. At that point, it is taken out of the fridge about an hour or so before you want to cook it, so that it has a chance to come up to room temperature. They fall about the same place on the heat scale and the fact that there are two of them in this slaw means it’s not for those who aren’t a fan of a little spice. I love skirt steak, my husband is a big fan of cooking it on the grill :). And that, my friends, would be a travesty. For a family of two, there's plenty of leftovers.Try Grandma Cuca's flank steak shredded beef tacos at home one evening. I find that when I make skirt steak, it sometimes tough and chewy. But the steak has to be prepared just right. Cover the frying pan to get the moisture leaching and lots of browning. Skirt steak is great for more than tacos, though. Making it perfect for tacos. So tender and flavorful and often at a great price too. Shredded Beef Taco Recipe. I love shrimp, chorizo, fish, pulled pork and even prime rib. I’ll have to try the long marinade– I hope that’s the trick I’ve been missing. Remove from heat and let rest for 10 minutes. After it has rested, slice steak thinly against the grain. To get the perfect skirt steak taco takes time. My baby boomer metabolism ;) Thanks for a fun visit. I like my shredded beef tacos with lots of fresh cilantro. I do my corn tortillas in a hot dry skillet, but I’m a big fan of the vacuum packed uncooked ones. They’d love this meal. Give it a try in these recipes, too: Whisk together olive oil, lime juice, salt, chili powder and garlic. Kylyssa Shay from Overlooking a meadow near Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA on July 28, 2010: Yum! Well I guess I can start my diet tomorrow ... again. Dear Deseree, These tacos just look marvelous. Mix together. I say spicy because this recipe calls for both a jalapeño and a fresno pepper. thanks for this. Tasty and it's healthy for. But skirt steak? I really think the long marinade helps! Sherry Venegas (author) from La Verne, CA on August 05, 2009: Yes, you are correct. :). Gimmie that slaw! Once hot, add in the minced skirt steak … Serve these with cerveza (beer) and twist of lime. Brown the tortillas in a toaster or a pan and fill them with beef, beans, rice, cheese, and salsa. The marinated beef is perfectly tender and buttery, and the jalapeno slaw on top gives these tacos a spicy kick. Pull the strips of steak from the pan and shred them using two forks on a cutting board. Drizzle 2 teaspoons olive oil into a 12-inch deep sided skillet and heat on medium high heat.