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Carne Asada Tacos are one of my favorite things to make and eat. I make them at least once a month and sometimes many more than that. Today I started by making a fresh batch of Pico de Gallo.


Recipe is here:



I then took a package of marinated skirt steak


and cut it into manageable sizes and placed it on the kamado.


I cooked it approximately 6 minutes per side until it developed a little char on it and here is the result.


I cut these up into taco size pieces across the grain and made up 3 tacos served with Negra Modelo, some sliced radish and a grilled yellow pepper.







Muy Delicioso!

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That looks fantastic!  I'm got to try your Pico de Gallo recipe, thanks for sharing.  I'm not even going to try and match your festive presentation.

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3 hours ago, Smoke and Awe said:

How do you say BAM! in Spanish?!  It's all there saying "bite me".  Since you do this all the time, I'm assuming you charred the shells a bit as well?  Great entry.

Thank You Jerri. BAM is BAM in Spanish. I don't believe they said "bite me" but I do believe I heard "eat me". :lol:


I didn't char the shells. I simply warmed them up and then placed them in my tortilla warmer until we were ready to eat.

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2 hours ago, St1brew said:

Looks awesome, you did a great job. The only problem I see is my lack of proximity to California...;-)

Thank you st1brew. I can't help you with your location but I did show how to make this quick and delicious meal.

2 hours ago, BobE said:

That looks fantastic!  I'm got to try your Pico de Gallo recipe, thanks for sharing.  I'm not even going to try and match your festive presentation.

Thank you Bob. I've started to add just a little bit of salt to the pico now days.

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14 hours ago, Jack 101 said:

We're lining up for a bite of those delicious-looking tacos.  :good::good:


Thank you Jack. What a fine looking bunch. I'm thinking the little one (3rd from the right) is the leader of the pack.

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13 hours ago, KismetKamado said:

Should have known you were going to knock this one out of the park....  Awesome cook, great colors, wonderful entry (assuming it's an entry)!

Thank you KK. What? Is there a Taco Challenge going on? B)

13 hours ago, In2Fish said:

@DerHusker  that's a great looking taco meal.  I can only imagine the flavors, and a nice beer to pull it all together.  Well done sir, well done.

Thank you David. This is one of my favorite meals and it's relatively easy to make. I didn't make my own tortillas this time but I did the next best thing. I bought them, still warm, from my local  tortilleria that afternoon. 

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