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Skirt Steak Carne Asada Tacos

Marinate skirt steak overnight in this home brew and you will have Carne Asada Tacos you will be proud to serve any taco lover
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 1 day
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 day 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Keegan


Skirt Steak

  • 2 lbs Skirt Steak Leave whole, or trimmed and cut into 2" wide strips cut with the grain.


  • Juice of 2 Small Oranges
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 2.5 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Small White Onion - finely diced
  • 3 Cloves Garlic - finely diced
  • 1/2 Cup Corona Beer
  • 1 Jalepeno Pepper - finely diced add one more if you like it spicy
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 Hand Full of Chopped Cilantro

Salsa Verde

  • 1 White Onion
  • 8-10 Tomatillos
  • 1-2 Jalapenos depending on heat level
  • 1 Handful of Cilantro
  • 2 Tablespoons of Light Olive Oil
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of Black Pepper


  • 16 Small Four or Corn Tortillas
  • 1 Handful of Cilantro - Chopped
  • 16 oz Cherry Tomatoes - Quartered
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream


  1. Combine all marinade ingredients
  2. Trim and section skirt steak
  3. Place steak & marinade in large ziploc and marinate overnight
  4. The day before or the day of the grilling - Roast Salsa Verde veggies under a broiler at 500 F or over high heat on the grill until charred. Blend olive oil, salt, pepper, and veggies in a food processor until smooth. (reserve extra jalapenos and tomatillos to adjust heat level of salsa)

  5. Grill steak over high hight for 2-3 minutes on each side until medium rare.  Desired internal temperature of 130F.  

  6. Brush tortillas with olive oil and grill each side briefly over high heat until slightly charred
  7. Serve with Fixin's

Recipe Notes

Use flank steak or flat iron chuck steak if you cannot find skirt steak