Ancho and Spice Rubbed Flank Steak Tacos

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Ancho and Spice Rubbed Flank Steak Tacos
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Ancho and Spice Rubbed Flank Steak Tacos

Grilled Flank Steaks with a rub of olive oil, fajita seasoning, ancho chile, cumin, cinnamon and red pepper flakes. Then added to a tortilla for the perfect spicy taco.
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword ancho chile, cinnamon, corn tortillas, fajita seasoning, flank steak, flour tortillas, grill, red pepper flakes, tacos
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 294kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon fajita seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ground ancho chile
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes crushed
  • 1 1/2 lbs. flank steak
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil pure or extra virgin
  • 6 Tortillas

Instructions

  • Preheat grill.
  • In a small bowl, mix fajita seasoning, ancho chile, cumin, cinnamon and red pepper flakes.
  • Rub steak with olive oil. Sprinkle spice mixture over steak and rub well.
  • Grill 10 to 12 minutes over high heat, turning once for medium rare, or to desired degree of doneness (steak will be very chewy if cooked past medium). Or, broil 4 to 6 inches from heat following grill instructions.
  • Remove steak to cutting board and cover loosely with foil. Let rest 5 minutes. Slice thinly into angled slices across the grain.
  • Serve with tortillas and any condiments you choose.

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.

Nutrition

Serving: 1each | Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 337mg | Potassium: 449mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 153mcg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 3mg



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