Grilled Flank Steak Tacos with Avocado and Cilantro Lime Crema
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Grilled Flank Steak Tacos with Avocado and Cilantro Lime Crema is easy to prepare during a weeknight or on weekends! This grilled beef recipe with a Mexican twist is wonderful for beginners and experts alike.
Recipe type: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4
  • 1 pound Certified Angus Beef® brand flank steak
  • 2 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 ripe avocados, sliced
  • Cilantro, for garnish (optional)
  • Tortillas (corn or flour)
  • Toppings of choice
Cilantro Lime Crema:
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • Juice and zest of a lime
  • Sea salt, to taste
  1. Mix together the taco seasoning, lime juice, vegetable oil, salt & pepper.
  2. Stir until incorporated and the seasoning has dissolved.
  3. Place the meat into a large zipper-locking bag and pour the marinade on top.
  4. Shake, making sure the marinade covers all sides of the meat.
  5. Marinate for 2-6 hours or overnight.
  6. Preheat the grill to a medium-high heat.
  7. Remove the steak from the plastic bag and discard the marinade
  8. Grill the steaks for 3-5 minutes on each side or to your desired level of doneness (medium-rare is best for flank steak).
  9. Let rest, tent/cover loosely with foil for 5 minutes before slicing thinly, against the grain.
  10. Warm the tortillas by spraying with cooking oil and heating in a large skillet, flipping as needed, until starting to brown and crisp slightly on both sides.
  11. To assemble tacos, fill tortillas with grilled steak, avocado, and toppings of choice.
  12. Top with cilantro lime crema (recipe below).
  13. Garnish with cilantro (optional). Enjoy!
Cilantro Lime Crema:
  1. Place all of the ingredients in a food processor or blender and combine until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate until ready for use.
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