Saturday, June 20, 2009

Carne Asada Soft Tacos

1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
1 1/2 lbs skirt steaks
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 10-inch flour tortillas or 10-inch corn tortillas (I use the mini, plain tortillas as well as larger tomato or spinach flavored)
1 (16 ounce) jar chunky salsa
2 avocados, pitted peeled and sliced
1 cup diced onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1Additional toppings to taste (I use jalapenos, pepperoncinis, tomato, spinach/lettuce).
2Preheat grill.
3Sprinkle lime juice over steak and season both sides with salt and pepper.
4Grease rack with olive oil before placing steak on grill.
5Grill until desired doneness is reached.
6Transfer to a cutting board to rest.
7Thinly slice across the grain.
8Quickly warm tortillas on grill, about 5 seconds per side.
9Serve meat in tortillas with salsa, avocado, onion and cilantro.
10Note: these can easily be done on the stove top!

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