Authentic Mexican Steak Taco Recipe (Tacos de Bistec)

Authentic Mexican Steak Taco Recipe (Tacos de Bistec)
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Calling all steak taco lovers here!! If your looking for an authentic Mexican steak taco recipe (tacos de Bistec) then look no further. This homemade Mexican steak taco recipe is quick and simple to make and yeah…it hits the spot big time.

Who doesn’t love authentic Mexican steak tacos? I learned how to make traditional Tacos de Bistec, Mexican steak tacos from a close friend who is from Mexico. Before that, I would make tacos with ground beef since this is what was most common here in Canada.

Don’t get me wrong, I still love the ground beef taco… I’ll keep it close to my heart, but I have to say the tiny bits of meat in an authentic steak taco has me and my family hooked.

What I love about tacos, in general, is the endless amount of toppings you can, from pico de gallo to salsa verde, fresh cilantro, avocado, roasted vegetables, and splashes of Árbol salsa pepper that intensify the flavor of tacos. Oh..I have to mention my second reason for loving these meaty craveables and that this how super easy and fast they are to prepare. Literally, in 20 minutes these steak tacos are done.

Just a heads up, this authentic Mexican steak taco recipe will happily serve 4 taco lovers with four tacos for each.

Enough said, are you ready to make these authentic Mexican steak tacos? Let’s do it!

Ingredients For Authentic Mexican Steak Tacos (Tacos de Bistec)

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 900 grams sirloin steak (2 Ibs), cut or sliced into small pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small onion ( chopped into pieces)
  • 1 bushel of cilantro ( chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons oil olive or vegetable oil ( you can use lard as well)
  • 1/2 cup salsa verde (for topping)

How To Make Authentic Mexican Steak Tacos?

  • In a medium-size bowl, add the steak, salt, black pepper, paprika, and crushed garlic and mix together for a simple marinade. Cover for 30 minutes.
  • Add the oil or lard into a deep skillet and set the stove to medium heat.
  • Once the oil begins to sizzle, carefully add the seasoned cut steak and cook until it turns brown, about 3-4 minutes, turning the meat over occasionally and stirring.
  • Reduce the heat to low and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • In the meantime, warm each of the corn tortillas on a skillet on medium heat for a few seconds, about 15 seconds on each side. Once the tortillas are warmed up, place them on a plate and cover with plastic wrap or with a cloth to keep them warm.
  • Assemble the tacos by folding each tortilla and filling them with a good amount of steak about halfway, then finish off by adding the chopped onions and cilantro followed by a drizzle of salsa verde.
  • Serve and Enjoy!!
authentic Mexican steak tacos

Authentic Mexican Steak Taco Recipe (tacos de Bistec

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Your going to love this quick and easy Authentic Mexican Steak Taco Recipe also referred to as tacos de Bistec in Mexico. In just 20 minutes everyone will enjoy the true authentic taste of Mexican cuisine.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people
Calories 350 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 900 grams sirloin steak 2 Ibs, cut or sliced into small pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small onion chopped into pieces
  • 1 bushel of cilantro chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oil olive or vegetable oil you can use lard as well
  • 1/2 cup salsa verde for topping

Instructions
 

  • In a medium-size bowl, add the steak, salt, black pepper, paprika, and crushed garlic and mix together for a simple marinade. Cover for 30 minutes.
  • Add the oil or lard into a deep skillet and set the stove to medium heat.
  • Once the oil begins to sizzle, carefully add the seasoned cut steak and cook until it turns brown, about 3-4 minutes, turning the meat over occasionally and stirring.
  • Reduce the heat to low and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • In the meantime, warm each of the corn tortillas on a skillet on medium heat for a few seconds, about 15 seconds on each side. Once the tortillas are warmed up, place them on a plate and cover with plastic wrap or with a cloth to keep them warm.
  • Assemble the tacos by folding each tortilla and filling them with a good amount of steak about halfway, then finish off by adding the chopped onions and cilantro followed by a drizzle of salsa verde.
  • Serve and Enjoy!!
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