Tacos Al Carbon with Avocado Salsa

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Dawn399

In the southwest and Mexico, there are little stands serving tasty meat, wrapped in a corn tortilla and topped with salsa. The Taquerias serve the best Tacos Al Carbon. This is a pretty authentic recipe for these tasty little tacos. It is flank steak marinated with all the flavours of Mexico. The avocado salsa is a great side dish by itself, but is excellant as a filling for the tacos. It does need to marinate for 4-6 hours. Don't forget the cerveza with lime!

Top Review by mmsanchez09

We made this after eating it at Las Palapas restaurant. This was a pretty good recipe, but I think it needs a little bit more flavor. Maybe it was just us, but we do like a bit more kick to it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly sprinkle meat with seasoning salt.
  2. Cut into 3-4 large pieces.
  3. Mix lime and lemon juices, garlic, cilantro, and olive oil.
  4. Place meat and marinade in plastic bag or plastic bowl.
  5. Marinate 4-6 hours, turning occasionally.
  6. Discard marinade.
  7. Grill meat over medium heat@ 15 minutes, turning occasionally.
  8. Cook steak until desired doneness, the 15 minutes over medium heat creates medium done steak.
  9. Cut into strips and serve in corn tortillas.
  10. Top with 1-2 Tbl.
  11. of Avocado salsa.
  12. While meat is cooking chop up ingredients for Avocado salsa, sprinkle with lime juice and seasoning salt.
  13. I leave avocado pits in mixture to prevent discoloration.
  14. To warm tortillas you may wrap them in foil and place on grill or wrap in paper towels and microwave for 30-45 seconds.
  15. Sprinkle with a small amount of water if tortillas are very dry before warming them.

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