Oaxacan Tacos

"These are traditional Mexican tacos. I've had the recipe for quite a while and it was originally found at allrecipes.com These are similar to soft tacos. Posted for Zaar World Tour 05"
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  • 2 lbs top sirloin steaks, cut into thin strips
  • salt and pepper
  • 14 cup vegetable oil
  • 18 (6 inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 4 limes, cut into wedges
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped


  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Fry the steak strips, stirring constantly, until browned on the outside and cooked to personal taste, but not too firm; no more than 5 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Remove to a plate and keep warm.
  • Heat the oil in the skillet, and quickly fry each tortilla on both sides, until lightly browned and flexible.
  • Set aside, and keep warm.
  • Place tortillas on a plate, and top with steak strips, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro to taste. Squeeze lime juice over. Wrap and eat.

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  1. These are 10 stars!!! I added chopped cabbage (a favorite of DH and Mine) We eat our tacos similar to this all the time!! LOVED them!! Thanks for posting such a great (authentic) recipe!!!
  2. This is a good simple dish to make. I did add some more spices to the meat, but that's just me. Served with salsa, sour cream, and guacamole!


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