Carne Asada Tacos


For the Marinade:

1/3 cup olive oil
3 limes, juiced
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp chili powder
salt and pepper, to taste
1 1/2 lbs flank steak

For the Tacos:

2 avocados
3 tbsp cotija cheese
1/3 cup onion, finely diced
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
6 flour tortillas
limes, for garnish

For the meat and marinade:

Whisk all of the marinade ingredients together in a small bowl. Add the steak to glass baking tray and pour the marinade on top.
Ensure both side of the steak are well coated and marinate for 1-4 hours in a Ziploc bag.
Heat a grill on medium-high heat. Add the carne asada and cook for approximately 5-7 minutes on each side.
Remove the steak to a cutting board and let it rest for another 5 minutes.

For the tacos:

After the carne asada until is cooked to your preference. Slice it against the grain, then chop it into small pieces.
Use a spoon to mash the avocado, then spread a large spoonful or two onto each tortilla.
Top the avocado with chopped carne asada, a sprinkle of cotija cheese, some diced onion and fresh cilantro.
Squeeze fresh lime juice on top.
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