Saturday, April 27, 2013

Mini Steak Tacos- Tacos de Carne Asada

These are quickly going to be a favorite around here, I can tell!  Love love love this!

Mini Tacos de Carne Asada--Mini Steak Tacos 

sauce:
in sauce pan boil:
1/2  white onion, skinned and quartered
3 jalapenos- destemmed
boil until onion and chilis are very tender, reserve remaining water

in food processor:
add 2 avocados,
the onion and jalapenos (strained out of onion water w/ with slotted spoon) and
2 tomatilloes ( unhusked and quartered)
chop until mixture turns creamy.  If too stiff, add spoonful of onion water from reserved pan until consistency is thinner but not runny. This is your sauce- serve with big spoon in a bowl .


meat:
in fry pan:
heat at med high: 1 tbsp. olive oil,
add  1 lb of steak or roast-diced tiny,
1/2 white onion diced tiny,
1 clove garlic minced
salt and pepper.
Squeeze fresh lemon juice on after starts frying.
Brown the meat until all is brown. abt 4-5 minutes.
Reduce heat and Cook on med low until meat is tender. 15-30 minutes depending on how tender you want it.  if need moisture add spoonful of onion water from original sauce pan.


warm mini corn tortillas in heated dry fry pan, enough for at least 2 each person.
Top with:
Chop fresh cilantro and 1 onion -tiny minced
Squeeze a bit of lemon over each

Layer mini tortilla , spoonful meat, onion, cilantro and top with avocado sauce.












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