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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


  • 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


  • 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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