Carne Asada
(Flank Steak) Tacos

Prep Time4 hrs
Cook Time10 mins
Yields5 Servings

A flavourful dish that brings friends and family together to dine in the great outdoors.

Having grown up in Mexico where it’s generally warm year-round, I think of tacos de carne asada as a flavourful dish that brings friends and family together to dine in the great outdoors. I especially love all the great add-ons that elevate the flavours of the tacos.


 3 cups Beer
 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
 3 tbsp Olive oil
 Salt & pepper to taste
 1 tbsp Garlic powder
 2 lbs Flank steak
 12 Green onions, pierced with the end of a knife
 12 Corn tortillas
 1 Jar of Micocina Salsa Verde
 2 Limes, sliced into wedges


  • The longer you marinate the steak the more tender and flavourful it will be.
  • Calculate about half a pound of meat per adult person.


Some optional add-ons for this dish:

  • Refried beans
  • Cactus paddles (Nopales)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sliced avocados

Cooking Instructions


In a small bowl, stir together the beer, olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and garlic powder.


Place the flank steak and green onions in the marinade and set aside for 4 to 6 hours in the refrigerator.


Remove the flank steak from the refrigerator and let it stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.


Heat the grill to medium. If you have fresh cactus paddles, brush them lightly with vegetable oil and sprinkle with salt. Grill the paddles over direct heat for about 5 minutes or until slightly charred. Slice and set aside.


Remove the green onions from the marinade and grill them, turning them often until soft and lightly charred. Slice and set aside.


Turn up the grill heat to medium-high. Remove the steak from the marinade and grill for 4 to 6 minutes per side for medium-rare. Remove the steak from the heat and let it rest, covered, for 5 minutes. Cut the meat against the grain into thin strips.


Warm the tortillas on the grill or a pan, flipping them often. Wrap them in a kitchen cloth to keep them warm.


Fill each tortilla with your fillings of choice, squeeze on some lime juice and top it with Mi Cocina Salsa Verde. Enjoy!


Did You Know?

Translated, “carne asada” simply means “grilled meat,” usually thinly sliced beef.




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