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Grilled Steak Tacos

Grilled Steak Tacos are one of the best budget friendly meals that the entire family can agree on. This recipe uses an inexpensive cut of chuck steak for smoky beef tacos that everyone can add their favorite toppings.

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Mexican is always a hit for dinner at our house and rather we are making Grilled Steak Fajitas or Grilled Chicken Enchiladas, everyone is running to the dinner table.

3 steak tacos on a plate with salsa and sour cream

Ingredients for Grilled Steak Tacos:

For the Steak

  • Steak ~ Chuck Steak, Flank Steak or Sirloin Steak
  • Olive Oil
  • Steak Rub 

For the Tacos

How to Grill Steak Tacos:

  • Prepare a grill fire to 350° using hickory or pecan for smoke flavor.
chuck steak with olive oil, chuck steak with steak rub - collage.
  • Pat steak dry with paper towels. 
  • Coat both sides with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle with steak rub over both sides, pressing the rub into the meat.
Cooking chuck steak on a grill - 3 photos.
  • Cook the steak over indirect fire with the grill closed about 10 minutes.
  • Flip the steak and continue to cook to desired doneness.
  • We used chuck steak for this recipe, which is a pretty tough cut of steak. We cooked it to about 185° with a digital thermometer.
  • If you are using a more tender cut like sirloin steak, cook to about 140°. 
grilled chuck steak on a platter
  • Remove steak from the grill and allow to rest 10 minutes.
Chopped steak on a platter.
  • Chop steak into bite- sized pieces. 
platter of chopped steak, taco toppings, taco shells.
  • Serve with taco shells and your favorite taco toppings like shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, grilled salsa, sour cream and cilantro.

plate of 3 tacos with salsa and sour cream.

How to Store and Reheat:

  • Store leftover grilled steak in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 4 days.
  • Reheat in a skillet over medium heat, stirring until heated through.

You might also like our easy Fajita Marinade for steak. It makes the absolute best steak, chicken or shrimp fajitas. 

More Grilled Steak Recipes to Try:

closeup of 3 steak tacos with corn shells, salsa, sour cream.

Get an affordable dinner on the table with these Grilled Steak Tacos and serve them up with everyone’s favorite toppings. Tacos are always a family pleasing dinner and these tacos are a million times more flavorful than the drive thru!

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3 crunchy grilled tacos with toppings on a plate.
Yield: 4 Servings

Grilled Steak Tacos

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Grilled Steak Tacos are one of the best budget friendly meals that the entire family can agree on. This recipe uses an inexpensive cut of chuck steak for smoky beef tacos that everyone can add their favorite toppings.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chuck steak, flank steak or sirloin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Steak Rub
  • 12 taco shells
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro, optional

Instructions

  1. Prepare a grill fire to 350° using hickory or pecan for smoke flavor.
  2. Pat steak dry with paper towels. 
  3. Coat both sides with olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle with steak rub over both sides, pressing the rub into the meat.
  5. Cook the steak over indirect fire with the grill closed about 10 minutes.
  6. Flip the steak and continue to cook to desired doneness.
  7. We used chuck steak for this recipe, which is a pretty tough cut of steak. We cooked it to about 185° with a digital thermometer.
  8. If you are using a more tender cut like sirloin steak, cook to about 140°. 
  9. Remove steak from the grill and allow to rest 10 minutes.
  10. Chop with a sharp knife. 
  11. Serve with taco shells and your favorite taco toppings like shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, grilled salsa, sour cream and cilantro.

Notes

Store leftover grilled steak in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 4 days.

Reheat in a skillet over medium heat, stirring until heated through.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 736Total Fat: 46gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 175mgSodium: 444mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 52g

Nutritional information is estimated and may not be accurate.

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