Marinated skirt steak is pan grilled and combined with onion, tomato, lime and queso fresco cheese inside corn tacos for a crowd-pleasing dinner you can have on the table in less than 20 minutes.
- 1 pound skirt steak
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 cup thinly sliced white onion
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 8 corn tortillas
- 1 jalapeño pepper thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup diced tomato
- 1/2 cup queso fresco crumbled
- Yield: 4 Servings
- Combine the steak, oil, garlic, and vinegar in a large bowl, turning to coat. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.
- Remove steak from the refrigerator and let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. Heat a nonstick grill pan over medium heat until hot. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper and set on grill pan. Grill 4 minutes per side for medium rare. Transfer to a cutting board and let stand 5 minutes. Thinly slice across the grain.
- Meanwhile, combine the onion, cilantro, and lime juice in a small bowl. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Set 2 tortillas on each of 4 plates and top each with steak, onion mixture, jalapeño, tomato, and queso fresco.