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Ancho and Spice Rubbed Flank Steak Tacos

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.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: ancho chile, cinnamon, corn tortillas, fajita seasoning, flank steak, flour tortillas, grill, red pepper flakes, tacos
Servings: 6

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 Facts
Ancho and Spice Rubbed Flank Steak Tacos
Serving Size
 
1 each
Amount per Serving
Calories
294
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
12
g
18
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
7
g
Cholesterol
 
68
mg
23
%
Sodium
 
337
mg
15
%
Potassium
 
449
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
17
g
6
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
27
g
54
%
Vitamin A
 
153
mcg
17
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
62
mg
6
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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