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Houston's vibrant Vietnamese flavors are served Tex-Mex style.Hands-on time: 30 min.; Total time: 8 hr., 50 min., including sauce.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2012


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Annette Joseph

Recipe Summary

Makes 8 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place steaks in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Whisk together fish sauce and next 7 ingredients. Stir in red onion, and pour mixture over steaks in freezer bag. Seal and chill 8 to 24 hours, turning once.

  • Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Remove steaks from marinade, discarding marinade.

  • Grill steaks 7 to 8 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness, turning every 3 to 5 minutes. Cover loosely with aluminum foil, and let stand 10 minutes.

  • Cut steaks diagonally across the grain into thin strips, and serve in warm flour tortillas with Vietnamese Dipping Sauce and desired toppings.