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Flank Steak Tacos

Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Thom Driver
time 30 mins
time 2 hrs, 30 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)
These simple tacos, featuring gorgeous slices of grilled flank steak, have gotten outstanding reviews from fellow MyRecipes users. 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons hot paprika
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (1 1/2-pound) flank steak, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas

Nutrition Information

  • calories 256
  • fat 10.7 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • monofat 5 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 20.9 g
  • carbohydrate 20.7 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 28 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 380 mg
  • calcium 54 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients. Rub steak evenly with spice mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

  2. Preheat grill to high heat.

  3. Sprinkle steak evenly with 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Place steak on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steak from grill, and let stand for 10 minutes. Cut steak across grain into thin slices. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Divide steak evenly among tortillas.

Cook's Notes

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