Easy Carne Asada Street Tacos recipe

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Try Carne Asada Street Tacos for a quick and tasty meal idea. Carne asada tacos are packed with flavor. Everyone will love this easy carne asada recipe.

  • Prep Time : 5 mins
  • Cook Time : 20 mins
  • Total Time : 25 mins
  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 505 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 lbs flank steak or you can use skirt steak
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 fresh limes plus extra for toppings (this is what i use to get all the lime juice out)
  • 1 bundle of cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 16 mini corn tortillas


  1. Thinly slice the steak. Then chop into bite site pieces.
  2. In a skillet, begin to brown the steak in the oil.
  3. Add half the onions to the skillet and cook until soft. Save the rest of the onions.
  4. Meanwhile season with salt and pepper.
  5. Squeeze the juice of two fresh limes over the meat and onion mixture.
  6. Continue cooking until the meat is cooked through.
  7. While the steak is cooking, melt the butter in another skillet or I used an electric skillet.
  8. Fry the mini corn tortillas in the melted butter for 1 minute until they are soft.
  9. Allow them to cool slightly.
  10. You will need 2 mini corn tortillas per taco.
  11. Spoon the meat mixture on the tortillas.
  12. Top with cilantro, fresh onions and serve with limes.

Recipe Notes

Substitute the meat for any other favorite (chicken, hamburger meat, etc.) for another quick and easy dinner option.

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