Skirt Steak Tacos with Guacamole and Lime Crema

Skirt Steak Tacos with Guacamole and Lime Crema + enlarge image
Makes:
8 servings
Serving Size:
2 tacos
Yields:
16 tacos
Prep:
55 mins
Marinate:
2 hrs to 24 hrs
Grill:
4 mins
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Skirt Steak Tacos with Guacamole and Lime Crema

Ingredients
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1/3
cup freshly squeezed lime juice
2
tablespoons ground cumin
6
2
teaspoons ground chipotle chile pepper
1/2
teaspoon salt
3 1/2
pounds beef skirt steak
1
recipe Guacamole
1
recipe Lime Crema
16
8-inch flour tortillas, warmed
1
head napa cabbage, shredded
1 1/2
cups chopped, seeded tomato (2 large)
1/2
of a large red onion, quartered then slivered
1
cup cilantro leaves

Directions

  1. In a food processor or blender combine onion, lime juice, cumin, garlic, ground chipotle pepper, and salt. Cover and process or blend to form a thick paste.
  2. Spread paste over both sides of skirt steak; rub in with your fingers. Place skirt steak in a large resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish; seal bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours.
  3. Prepare Guacamole and Lime Crema.
  4. For a charcoal grill, grill steak on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals about 4 minutes or until steak is lightly charred, turning once halfway through grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place steak on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as directed.)
  5. Remove steak from grill. Cover with foil; let stand for 10 minutes. Coarsely chop steak. Serve in warm tortillas topped with cabbage, tomatoes, onion, cilantro, Guacamole, and Lime Crema.

Guacamole

Ingredients

4
ripe avocados, halved pitted and mashed
1
cup chopped roma tomatoes (3 medium)
1
cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
1/3
cup finely chopped red onion (1 small)
1/4
cup lime juice
1
teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl combine avocados, tomatoes, cilantro, onion, lime juice, and salt. Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 4 hours.

Lime Crema

Ingredients

1
8 ounce carton dairy sour cream
1
teaspoon finely shredded lime zest
3
tablespoons lime juice

Directions

  1. In a small bowl stir together sour cream, lime zest, and lime juice. Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

(Skirt Steak Tacos with Guacamole and Lime Crema)
    Per serving:
  • 752 kcal cal.,
  • 40 g fat
  • (13 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 20 g monounsatured fat),
  • 110 mg chol.,
  • 1027 mg sodium,
  • 51 g carb.,
  • 9 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 49 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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