Copycat Chipotle Grilled Steak Soft Tacos

READY IN: 50mins




  • Marinade:
  • To the bowl of a food processor or blender add 1/2 cup water, onion, garlic, 2 tablespoons adobo sauce (from can of chili’s), 1 chipotle chili, also from can, chile powder, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 teaspoon salt, cumin, vinegar, oregano, and black pepper.
  • Blend until completely smooth, add 1/2 cup water stirring to combine.
  • Place steak in a large non-reactive container, with enough room for the adobo sauce.
  • Pour sauce over steak, turning chicken to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate for 10 to 12 hours (overnight) for the most intense flavor; steak can be marinated for up to 2 days. Remove steak from marinade, pat dry with paper towels, and place in a medium bowl. Season with remaining teaspoon salt.
  • Cook Steak:
  • In a large skillet over medium heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Add steak to the skillet and cook until underside is deep brown, about 4 minutes; turn and cook until the golden brown on the other side, another 4-5 minutes. Cook until the internal temperature of the steak reaches 135F (for rare) on a instant- read thermometer or 145F for medium rare.
  • Remove to a cutting board and tent with foil for 10 minutes. Slice into small pieces.
  • Assemble Tacos:
  • Dividing evenly, mound tortillas with Copycat Chipotle Grilled Steak, Monterey jack cheese, shredded lettuce, Copycat Chipotle Fresh Tomato Salsa or desired toppings.