Carne Asada Tacos

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by CHef Jeff Smedstad

azfamily.com

Posted on August 14, 2012 at 5:00 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 13 at 4:36 PM

Carne Asada Tacos

2 lbs. skirt steaks all membrane or silverskin removed
Marinade
6 arbol chiles
5 garlic cloves
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp oregano
1 cup olive oil
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 tsp ancho chile powder
1 tsp brown sugar
Pour everything for the marinade into a blender and puree until smooth. Brush on both sides of the steak and let sit for 2 to 12 hours in the fridge.
Grill 3 minutes per side over med-high heat


Pollo Asado Tacos

2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs and/or breasts

Marinade
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup Lime juice
1/2 Soy sauce
1 cup Olive Oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves
2 Bay leaves
1 tsp Oregano
1 tsp Cumin
2 minced Jalapenos

Pour everything for the marinade into a blender and puree until smooth. Brush on both sides of the chicken and let sit for 2 to 12 hours in the fridge.
Grill 8-10 minutes per side over med-low heat


warm corn tortillas and garnishes as needed

Guacamole
2 lbs Avocado
1/2 of a roasted and diced Jalapeno
1/2 cup chopped Cilantro
1/4 cup diced Tomato
1/2 cup diced Onion
3/4 tsp Salt
3/4 tsp Green Chile powder
1/4 tsp Cumin
1/4 tsp Pepper
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Tbsp Lime juice


 

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