Cilantro Lime Steak Tacos

READY IN: 8hrs 10mins
Recipe by Tinamama

Oh my gosh these are SOOOO good!! My family can't get enough of these tacos! A little bit of extra work, preparing the beef, but soooo worth it! These are the best tacos in the world, I swear! :) We usually don't use the lettuce leaves, but just do soft or crunchy taco shells...but its still really good!

Top Review by Tinkerbell

You aren't kidding, Tinamama! These tacos were a total hit! I didn't have flank steak, but I had fajita strips, so I marinated those instead of whole steaks. Other than that, I followed the recipe, including using the George Foreman grill. I had made a joke to DH, who was headed out with our toddler to play mini-golf and pick up the tomatoes for this recipe, that the recipe also calls for a GF grill. LOL Well, they surprised me when they came home with one from the store! It was PERFECT for this recipe! I literally had dinner on the table in 10 minutes! While the meat was cooking (two batches at 5 minutes each), I prepared the romaine and tomatoes. I used the romaine for a deliciously gluten-free meal and DH used flour tortillas. We both were in love with the flavor of this recipe, especially the squeeze of lime on top. That's a must! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe, Tina! Made & enjoyed for Spring 2011 Pick-A-Chef. You've been adopted!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare marinade for steak by using the juice from 2 limes, salt, pepper, cilantro and chopped onion.
  2. Place all these in a plastic zip top style bag along with flank steak. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat grill, bbq, George Foreman or oven broiler.
  4. Grill steaks over coals for about 4-6 minutes per side. Let it rest a few minutes before cutting steak into slices about 1/8-1/4 inch thick.
  5. Cut remaining limes in half.
  6. Using the Romaine lettuce leaves, fill with the remaining shredded Romain lettuce, tomatoes, steak strips, cheese and salsa.
  7. Squeeze juice of half a lime over each wrap, wrap it up and enjoy!

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