Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

these are by far not your traditional americanized tacos....no cheese, no lettuce, not a tomato in sight! with only sliced bell pepper and onion for veggies this simple recipe is loaded with fantastic flavor!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. combine ingredients 2 - 10 in a large ziplock bag, add meat & seal.
  2. shake bag around to distribute spices.
  3. let marinade for 1 hour.
  4. in the mean time, slice bell peppers, onion, jalepenos and juice the second lime.
  5. in a large skillet heat butter and saute veggies, jalepenos & lime juice until soft, approximately 15 minutes.
  6. bbq the meat until cooked to medium doneness -- don't overcook, carne asada should be juicy and light brown not dried out and burnt to a crisp.
  7. sprinkle tortillas with water, wrap in wet paper towels and heat in the mircowave until warm. you can also heat them with direct heat on a gas stove -- do not try on electric.
  8. cut carne asada into small pieces, put in a tortilla and top with onion and peppers. devour!