Chipotle lime flank steak street tacos

Chipotle-Lime Flank Steak Street Tacos

Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword steak tacos
Servings 4


  • 2 lbs flank steak
  • Juice of 4 limes
  • 4 chipotle peppers diced plus 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onions
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded and diced
  • 3 Roma tomatoes diced
  • 3/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • corn tortillas or flour tortillas
  • Cotija cheese


  1. In a small bowl add lime juice, chipotles and adobo sauce, salt, garlic, cilantro and olive oil mix until combined. in a large ziplock bag add flank steak and pour marinade in. Refrigerate for 4-8 hours.
  2. Heat a cast iron skillet or grill on high. Remove the steak from marinade and place it on the hot skillet/grill for about 4-5 minutes then flip and cook another 4-5 minutes for medium rare. Or until desired doneness.
  3. Let steak rest 10-15 minutes. Then slice in thin slices against the grain.
  4. Pica de gallo- Combine onions, jalapeños, tomatoes and chopped cilantro in a large bowl. Squeeze in the juice of 2 limes and add the salt. Mix until combined Add more salt to taste

Recipe Notes

If you have leftover chipotle peppers in adobo sauce just through it all in a freezer baggie and freeze it for other recipes.