Oaxacan Tacos

Oaxacan Tacos

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"I learned how to make these tacos while a man from Oaxaca, Mexico lived with my family. They are traditional Mexican tacos and one of the best things I know how to make. The steak may be broiled or grilled if you prefer."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 379 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 379 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 21.4 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 20.3 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 69 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute steak in hot skillet until browned on the outside and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove to a plate and keep warm.
  2. Heat oil in the same skillet. Place a tortilla in the hot oil and cook, turning once, until tortilla is lightly browned and flexible. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  3. Place tortillas on a plate and top each with steak, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro. Squeeze lime juice over the top.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

My husband and I are big fans of authentic Mexican restaurants and he was always hinting that I should be able to cook like that too. Well, you should have seen the look on his face when I made ...

Most helpful critical review

These were terrible. Way too much oil to fry tortillas and cilantro and lime were not enough to make these taste like anything. Will not make again.

My husband and I are big fans of authentic Mexican restaurants and he was always hinting that I should be able to cook like that too. Well, you should have seen the look on his face when I made ...

Tasted great, but just a note to inexperienced cooks like myself: wear gloves when you chop the jalapenos! I didn't know any better, and chopped them up with my bare hands. My hands were painful...

Being from the Northeast I never ate much Mexican but when I briefly lived in the Midwest I learned to make these sort of tacos. The locals called them tortillas but I later found out the tortil...

WOW WOW WOW!!!! These are absolutely the BEST THING I HAVE MADE FROM THIS SITE! If you are into "Americanized" mexican food, then these tacos aren't for you. However, if you love traditional ...

My husband and I LOVE this recipe!. The simplicity of flavors is wonderful. At first I was worried about the jalapeno being too hot (first time making authenic mexican food) but, it wasn't at al...

I made these for dinner tonight and they are awesome! Very simple, easy, tasty, and very authentic. My former neighbors had a housekeeper from Central America and these are very much like the ...

I really liked this recipe but I altered it somewhat. I did not fry the tortillas, just used them soft. And I cooked my onions with the steak, and then tossed the steak & onions, w/the salt, p...

These were terrible. Way too much oil to fry tortillas and cilantro and lime were not enough to make these taste like anything. Will not make again.

WOW! Who knew that these bundles of lightly seasoned steak tacos would be so flavorful! I was doubtful that it would taste so good but I was wrong! I wasn't able to find corn tortillas so I p...