Make The BEST Grilled Steak Tacos Right At Home

Tender, juicy flank steak that is marinated then grilled. Slice it thin and put it in a tortilla with your favorite taco toppings! The best steak tacos recipe around!


  • 1 lb flank steak trimmed of excess fat
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 limes juiced (about 2 Tbsp)
  • ½ Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • Toppings: Queso fresco cheese, Chopped cilantro, Diced red onion, Diced tomatoes


  • First, make the marinade. Mix together olive oil, garlic, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, smoked paprika, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  • Place the flank steak in a baking dish and pour prepared marinade over the top of steak. Cover baking dish and place in the refrigerator preferably for 8 hours but at least one hour.
  • After the steak is done marinating remove the steak from the refrigerator and let it rest while you prepare the grill and make any toppings.
  • Preheat grill according to manufacturer’s directions or prepare an indoor grill pan over medium heat.
  • Brush grill grates with canola oil or avocado oil.
  • Remove steak from marinade and discard any leftover marinade. Grill steak on outdoor grill or in grill pan for 3-4 minutes per side, flip once until desired doneness (medium-rare is 140 degrees F).
  • Remove steak and cover will foil. Let steak rest for 5 minutes to let the juices redistribute and get the perfect juicy steak! Cut the steak into thin, ¼’’ slices. Make sure to slice it across the grain.
  • Prepare flour tortillas according to package directions. Assemble the tacos with steak and desired toppings.

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