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Easy Flank Steak Tacos Recipe

Steak Tacos

Steak Tacos

Adapted from Gourmet


If you are sensitive to salt, use half of the amount shown.

Easy Flank Steak Tacos Recipe


  1. 1 1/2 pound flank steak, trimmed if necessary
    1 tablespoon ground cumin
    1 tablespoon chile powder
    3/4 teaspoon black pepper
    3/4 teaspoon cayenne
    1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    Corn tortillas, for serving
    Your favorite taco toppings: Guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream, cilantro, cotija cheese, grilled peppers and onions, lime wedges, etc.


  1. Heat a well-seasoned ridged grill pan (preferably cast-iron) over moderately high heat until beginning to smoke, then brush with oil.
  2. While pan heats, pat steak dry and stir together spices and salt, then rub all over both sides of steak.
  3. Grill steak, turning over once, 9 to 11 minutes total for medium-rare. Transfer to a cutting board and let stand 10 minutes.
  4. Holding knife at a 45-degree angle, thinly slice steak across the grain. Serve with tortillas and toppings.

Serves 6.

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