Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos


Spicy, tangy, sweet, this recipe for steak tacos brings all the flavors to the table.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
4 tacos


  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 3 limes, juiced

  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 teaspoons dark brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

  • 1 ½ teaspoons red pepper flakes

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 pound skirt steak, fat removed and flattened to 1/8-inch thickness

  • 4 corn tortillas


  1. Combine onion, cilantro, lime juice, soy sauce, olive oil, brown sugar, oregano, red pepper flakes, and garlic in a large bowl.

  2. Place steak in a baking pan and pour marinade on top. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 to 4 hours.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  4. Grill steak 2 to 4 minutes per side, to desired doneness. Allow meat to rest 5 to 10 minutes before slicing against the grain into 1/4-inch slices.

  5. Add meat to tortillas and top with your favorite toppings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

270 Calories
13g Fat
24g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 946mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 66mg 5%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 391mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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