Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada Tacos take your classic beef taco flavors to the next level and it takes just five minutes of prep work with a spicy citrus marinade.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Carne Asada Tacos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 472 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 canned adobo chipotle pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 4 pounds flank steak
  • 24 small corn tortillas
  • 1 white onion , chopped finely
  • 1/4 cup cilantro , chopped
US Customary - Metric


  1. Add all the ingredients except for the steak into a blender and blend until emulsified, then keep 1 cup of it reserved in the fridge for serving when cooked.
  2. Add the rest to a resealable container and place your steak on a cutting board and poke with a meat tenderizer then place in bag and marinate for 48 hours.

  3. Grill on medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side for medium doneness, let sit for 10 minutes then chop into 1/2 inch cubes, serve in warmed corn tortillas with onions, cilantro, and remaining marinade.

Nutrition Facts
Carne Asada Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 472 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 136mg45%
Sodium 974mg42%
Potassium 957mg27%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 51g102%
Vitamin A 905IU18%
Vitamin C 19.8mg24%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 5.1mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.