Arrachera/Skirt Steak Tacos

Serves:
6
Cook Time:
0 - 30 min
Skill:
Beginner
Method:
Grilled
Food:
Beef

Ingredients

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Can every night be taco night? These fast and delicious beer brined tacos are a fast and easy dinner that is perfect for weeknights. Taking under 12 minutes to cook, thanks to the direct heat, this taco recipe is sure to be a huge hit with everyone in your family.

Instructions

    Beer Brine

  1. 01

    Pour 32oz of Tecate or your favorite Mexican beer into a large resealable plastic bag and add the juice from 6 limes. Measure out and add the Sazón, Adobo and meat seasonings, to taste.

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    Ingredients

    • 32 ounces Tecate or your favorite Mexican beer
    • 8 Limes, divided
    • Adobo seasoning, to taste
    • 3 packets Sazón seasoning
    • Meat seasoning, to taste
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  4. 02

    Tip: Add the squeezed lime peels to the bag for additional flavor and also to squeeze on the steak while it’s cooking.

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  6. 03

    Mix brine thoroughly and add the steak, green onions and sliced jalapeño and gently shake to evenly coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours or best overnight.

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    Ingredients

    • 3 pounds Arrachera/Skirt Steak
    • 1 bunch Green onions, ends removed
    • 1 Jalapeño, seeded, cored and sliced
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    Arrachera/Skirt Steak

  9. 04

    Pre-heat the grill to as hot as you can get it. Tip: Spray grill grates with canned olive or vegetable oil.

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  11. 05

    Add green onions and jalapeño and grill until charred or to personal preference.

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  13. 06

    Add steak to the grill for 5-6 minutes on each side or to personal preference. Squeeze lime peels onto the steak while it’s cooking. The limes become filled with the beer brine and the additional flavor and moisture it adds is amazing. Also add additional meat seasoning to both sides of the steak while on the grill.

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  15. 07

    Remove the steak from the grill and allow it to rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.

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  17. 08

    Warm tortillas on the grill for about 1 minute. Brush both sides of each tortilla lightly with olive oil.

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    Ingredients

    • Corn or flour tortillas
    • Olive oil
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  20. 09

    Gather the onions, cilantro and avocado dip and create your tacos. Serve with salsa, limes, green onions, jalapeño and tortilla chips.

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