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Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos

Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos

Prep time 12 hours (overnight marinade)
Cook time 10 minutes
Ready in 12 hours, 10 minutes
Makes 4 servings



Jalapeno Lime Steak Marinade

  • 1 medium jalapeño, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 pound skirt steak

Green Salsa

  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Soft flour taco shells
  • Skirt steak cut in thin slices on the bias
  • Green Salsa


1. Mix ingredients together and cover steak in marinade.
2. Cover and let it marinate overnight.
3. Once ready to grill, let come to room temperature and remove excess marinating liquid.
4. Grill steak over direct heat until char lines appear, and meat is done to taste, 3 to 5 minutes per side.
5. For salsa, roughly chop all ingredients and mix together.
6. Warm the taco shells up in a pan or in microwave and then start assembling your tacos with skirt steak and the salsa. Add on any additional toppings such as sour cream or cheese.
Recipe by Sarah Phillips of