Chimichurri Steak Tacos

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Tacos are a popular street or fast food from Mexico and consist of wheat or corn tortillas, which are filled at will with meat, fish, vegetables & sauces. Tacos are usually always eaten out of hand.

In today’s recipe, I’ll show you a taco recipe filled with beef & chimichurri sauce. Have fun cooking!




Cooked/Baked today: Chimichurri Steak Tacos with Homemade Corn Tortillas
Difficulty: Medium
Preparation Time: 1 hour
Category: Main Dishes, Fast Food, Meat Dishes, Mexican Recipes, Taco Recipes
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Chimichurri Steak Tacos

Chimichurri Steak Tacos

Chimichurri Steak Tacos

Chimichurri Steak Tacos

Chimichurri Steak Tacos

Chimichurri Steak Tacos

Ingredients for 6 servings:

…for corn tortillas:

  • 200 grams cornmeal
  • 100 wheat flour
  • 150 milliliters water
  • 25 milliliters oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Additional flour for countertop

…for chimichurri sauce:

  • 100 milliliters olive oil
  • 1 large handful fresh parsley
  • 1 large handful fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 – 2 clove(s) garlic
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon chilli flakes
  • Salt, sugar & pepper

…more ingredients:

  • 800 grams beef (for example rump steaks)
  • 2 – 3 tomatoes
  • 2 – 3 spring onions
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt & pepper
  • Cilantro & limes for serving

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Mixing bowl for dough
  • Rolling pin
  • Bowl or small plate to cut out corn tortillas
  • Frying pan to bake corn tortillas
  • Plate to stack corn tortillas
  • Kitchen towel
  • Tall container for chimichurri sauce
  • Blender
  • Lemon juicer

Instructions:




…for corn tortillas:

Put 200 grams cornmeal, 100 grams wheat flour, 150 milliliters water, 25 milliliters oil & ½ teaspoon of salt in a mixing bowl and knead with your hands for about 4 – 5 minutes to a smooth dough. Divide the dough into 6 equal pieces with a knife & shape them into small balls one after the other. With a rolling pin roll out the dough balls on a slightly floured countertop as round as possible & to the size of a small plate (approx. 20 cm in diameter).

Preparing Corn Tortillas

Preparing Corn Tortillas

Heat up a pan without adding oil or fat & bake corn tortillas successively for 1 – 2 minutes each side over medium heat. Next, stack baked corn tortillas on top of each other on a plate & allow to rest covered with a damp kitchen towel until serving.




…for chimichurri sauce:

Peel off shallot & garlic & coarsely chop. Squeeze out 1 lime with lemon juicer. Next in a tall container combine shallots & garlic along with a handful each of fresh cilantro & parsley, 100 milliliters olive oil, lime juice, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon oregano, ½ teaspoon chilli flakes & a good pinch of salt, sugar & pepper, then puree with a blender for about 1 – 2 minutes until a smooth sauce.

Preparing Chimichurri Sauce & Steak Strips

Preparing Chimichurri Sauce & Steak Strips

…for steak tacos:

Cut tomatoes into fine cubes. Cut spring onions into fine rolls. Cut beef into strips or cubes. Next, heat up a pan adding a dash of oil and sear beef cubes all around until brown & crispy for a few minutes, then remove the pan from heat and season with salt and pepper.




Garnish corn tortillas with steak strips, diced tomatoes, spring onions and chimichurri sauce to taste & serve them along with fresh cilantro and lime wedges. I wish you lots of fun cooking 😉

Video Tutorial:

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