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Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a marinated grilled flank steak tacos. You will love this tasty casne asada marinade.

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Tacos

5 from 4 votes
Course: Meals
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Marinade: 1 day
Total Time: 1 day 25 minutes
Servings: 4 1/2 pound servings
Calories: 547kcal
Author: Bella Bucchiotti
What are you going to make for dinner tonight? How do marinated grilled flank steak tacos sound? Using the best flank steak marinade (aka carne asada marinade) means a winning flank steak recipe every time. For this summer taco Tuesday grilling taco recipe, you start off with a couple of pounds of flank steak cut into slices. All the details are included for how to make carne asada, so enjoy!
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  • 2 pound flank steak cut into thin fillets
  • 1/3 Cup olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup lime juice fresh
  • 1 orange juiced
  • 1/4 Cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tsp. garlic minced
  • 1 Tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 Tbsp. BBQ sauce optional


  • Place the flank steak fillets in a large ziplock bag.
  • In a bowl combine the olive oil, lime juice, orange juice, red wine vinegar, brown sugar, minced garlic, salt and worcestershire sauce.  Stir to combine.
  • Pour the marinade over the flank steak and close the ziplock bag tightly.
  • Shake to cover and place in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.
  • Preheat your grill to very hot.
  • Using tongs, remove the meat from the marinade and place on the grill. Brush with BBQ sauce.
  • Leave the meat on the grill for 5 to 10  minutes, then flip it over.  Brush the other side with BBQsauce
  • Let it grill for an additional 5 to 10 minutes.  If you like your meat a bit rarer, 5 to 7 minutes per side is good.
  • Check for doneness and grill for a few more minutes if necessary.
  • Remove and brush with BBQ sauce again if you want.
  • Serve with your favorite side dishes, or cut up and serve in tacos


Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 901mg | Potassium: 975mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 4mg
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The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.