The sight of a soft taco piled high with all the favorite fillings is enough to get anyone excited. And the sight of Grilled Steak Tacos, filled with a charred, savory, juicy steak, is enough to get people cheering! The steak is marinated in a tropical, aromatic, and herbaceous blend, making it the perfect pairing for creamy avocados, bright tomatoes, and spicy onions. Grilled Steak Tacos take a little time to bring together, but they're such an incredible take on tacos you'll know they're worth the effort after just one bite!
IngredientsFor the marinade: • 1 cup orange juice • 2 cloves garlic, peeled • 2 chipotle peppers plus 2 tablespoons adobo sauce, from the can • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves and stems, plus more for the tacos • 1 tablespoon cumin • 1 teaspoon cinnamon • 1 teaspoon kosher salt For the tacos: • 1 1/2 pounds flat iron steak • 4 (8-inch) medium tortillas • 1 avocado, sliced • 1 tomato, chopped • 1 onion, chopped
Add the orange juice, garlic cloves, chipotle peppers and adobo sauce, cilantro, cumin, cinnamon, and kosher salt into a blender.
Puree until a smooth marinade forms.
Poke holes in the steak with a large knife, making sure those holes go with the grain.
Add the steak and the marinade to a gallon-size freezer bag.
Seal and refrigerate the bag for at least 1 hour and up to overnight.
Let the steaks come to room temperature, for about 20 minutes.
Oil the grill grates.
Preheat the grill to high heat.
Reduce the heat to medium-high.
Grill the steak until cooked through to desired doneness, about 3-5 minutes per side.
Allow the steak to rest on a platter covered with foil for 10 minutes.
Cut the steak against the grain.
Warm the tortillas over a gas flame or on the grill.
Add the steak, avocado, tomato, onion, and remaining cilantro evenly to each tortilla. Serve.