Easy Steak Tacos

A simple beef marinade that levels up the flavor of these delicious Mexican street tacos.

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I’m all about the toppings with this dish. It’s overall easy to make, however, I’m not gonna lie, there is a bit of prep involved with the Guacamole and salsa. The lime crema is a breeze. It’s a pleasure to make and consume!

Marinade Ingredients:

The marinade is what gives this meat it’s flavor so it’s very important to include some soy sauce, lime juice, garlic and lots of spices to make things yummy and hot. Cube your meat into small one inch pieces so that the marinade gets on more surface area and it cooks evenly and quickly!


My favorite part of this taco is definitely the lime crema. Whisk together the few ingredients until its nice and smooth. Taste and adjust if you need more lime tang or sweetness.

The rest of the toppings are just as important as the crema. This is my favorite Guacamole recipe because I got it off of Chipotle’s Twitter account. LOVE IT! The salsa is fresh and yummy. And please don’t forget to add in the crumbled cotija cheese. It’s the cherry on top.

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steak tacos with guacamole and lime crema

Easy Steak Tacos

5 from 1 vote
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1.5 lbs top sirloin steak
  • 2 tbs reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tbs olive oil, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbs brown sugar
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano

Lime Crema:

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 tsp sugar


  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, fine dice
  • 1 tbs cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 large jalapeño, fine dice
  • salt to taste


  • guacamole
  • 12 mini tortillas, warmed
  • 3 oz Cotija cheese, crumbled
  • chopped cilantro for garnish



  • Cube your meat into small squares about 1 inch. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lime juice, 1 tbs olive oil, garlic, sugar, onion and chili powders, cumin, oregano and salt to taste. Add the marinade and your meat to a large ziploc or bowl and mix to coat all. Refrigerate and marinate for at least one hour.
  • In a large skillet, heat your remaining 1 tbs olive oil and add the steak when the pan gets hot. Cook the meat for a few minutes per side.


  • Mix together all of the ingredients.


  • Mix together all of the ingredients.


Calories: 524kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 153mg | Sodium: 682mg | Potassium: 970mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1158IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 245mg | Iron: 4mg
Author: Stella

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