Grilled Steak Tacos with Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce
Grilled Steak Tacos with Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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    Grilled Steak Tacos with Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce by Sylvia Fountaine, Feasting at Home Blog May-1-2013 A flavorful twist on the traditional Carne Asada Taco

    Ingredients

    • Steak and Marinade:
    • 2 lbs Flank Steak (or pounded skirt steak)
    • 1 sliced sweet onion for grilling (optional)
    • Juice of 1 orange
    • Juice of 2 limes
    • ? cup soy sauce
    • ? cup olive oil
    • ½ teaspoon sugar
    • 4 smashed, chopped garlic cloves
    • ½ cup chopped cilantro (stems ok)
    • sliced sweet onion ( optional) for grilling
    • sometimes I will add cumin, coriander or chili power.
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    • Cilantro Chimichurri:
    • 1 bunch Cilantro or about 1 cup packed (stems OK)
    • 1 bunch Italian Parsley- about 1 cup packed (thin stems OK)
    • ¼ cup fresh lime juice (1-2 limes)
    • ½ cup olive oil
    • ¼ cup chopped onion
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
    • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
    • ½ of one jalapeño pepper
    • Simple Pico De Gallo:
    • 4 vine-ripe tomatoes, chopped
    • ½ medium red onion, chopped
    • 2 green onions, white and green parts, sliced
    • 1 Serrano chili, minced
    • 1 handful fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1½ limes, juiced
    • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • Quick Pickles:
    • 2 cups mix of sliced radishes, onion, or carrots, cauliflower, or whatever you like
    • 1 cup vinegar
    • 1 cup water
    • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 Tablespoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns or whole coriander seed
    • A few sprigs cilantro
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    • Tortillas: 10-12, freshly made if possible
    • Garnish Ideas:
    • Lime wedges, avocado slices, cabbage slaw, crumbed queso fresco or cotija cheese (optional), Tapatio hot sauce, sour cream avocado, cilantro

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2677 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 193 g 297.53%
    • Saturated Fat: 29 g 145.49%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 145 mg 48.38%
    • Sodium: 11936 mg 497.33%
    • Calcium: 126 mg 12.6%
    • Potassium: 1172 mg 33.48%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 45.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 243 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.31%
    • Sugar: 162 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 48.22%
    • Vitamin C 182.53%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat37
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables43
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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