Avocado Lovers: Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos with Spicy Guacamole

Avocado Lovers: Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos with Spicy Guacamole
 This post about Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos with Spicy Guacamole is brought to you buy Avocado Lovers. 
 
Do you love avocados? Then you will love the new Avocados From Mexico recipe website “Recipes From Avocado Lovers”, where you can submit your favorite avocado recipes and share you avocado love with with other foodies like you. I  have always loved avocados. They were one of my kids first foods as babies. I love to eat them sliced in sandwiches and salads or mashed into yummy guacamole. I found this great and super easy recipe from Recipes from Avocado Lovers.
 
Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos with Spicy Guacamole is a Rick Bayless recipe. If you have not heard of Rick, I was first introduced to him on FoodNetwork several years ago but he owns a few restaurants in Chicago that I have been to and has in the last couple of years started selling his products commercially in the grocery stores under Frontera Grill.
I digress, anyway this was a quick and easy way to get dinner on the table. Plus there is really no clean up if you grill out side.
 
 Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos
 

This was so easy and it smelled so great on the grill. I added some tomatoes to my guacamole for extra flavor and the kids added some shredded cheese to their tacos. We used corn tortillas that I wrapped in tinfoil and placed on the grill to warm up. You could also grill them if you wish for more smokey flavoring. I did not make the guacamole very spicy so I eliminated the hot pepper for the kids.
 
This is just a fresh way to enjoy a Tex-Mex meal and take a break from the regular ground meat and taco seasoning meal.

Add a Margarita and it feels like you are enjoying a meal in Mexico.

 Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos
  1. Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos

    Ingredients

    • 1-1/2 pounds skirt steak, trimmed
      skirt steak
    • 2 teaspoons
      chipotle chile powder
    • 12
      warmed corn or flour tortillas
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons
      salt
    • 4 tablespoons
      fresh lime juice, divided
    • 3 tabelspoons
      vegetable oil
    • 2
      avocados from Mexico, halved, pitted and peeled
    • 1/4 cup
      finely chopped red onion
    • 1/4 cup
      chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1
      jalapeno pepper, seeded, finely chopped

    Cooking Directions

    1. Rub the steak with chipotle powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt. In a large resealable plastic bag, mix 3 tablespoons of the lime juice and the oil. Add the steak, seal the bag and marinate 15 to 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl; mash the avocado with remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice, the cilantro, jalapeno, and 1 teaspoon salt. Cover and refrigerate. Heat grill to high. Just before serving, remove steaks and pat dry; discard marinade. Grill steaks to medium-rare, about 2 minutes per side. On a board, thinly slice the steak against the grain; serve on tortillas, topped with guacamole.
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 Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos with Spicy Guacamole is great any day of the week

7 Comments

  1. Those look pretty good. I need to go find something to eat now. Made me hungry.

  2. Do you know, I’ve actually never tried avocado? But those tacos look very tasty, so I might have to try it!

  3. sofia how can you leave the comment like that, we need more details!!

  4. Love avocados and love tacos! Thanks for the great recipe!

  5. Mmm, looks yummy! 🙂

  6. My mouth is watering! YUM!

  7. Not fair!! I’m hungry now!! And Mexican Avocados are the best!! Except when they fall on your head…then they are not fun.

    Sofia

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