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Strip Steak Tacos

Our steak tacos are seared in a cast iron pan, sliced against the grain and served with homemade guacamole. These Strip Steak Tacos are a great recipe for Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Ang Paris


  • 1-2 Strip steak 16 oz total
  • cup Cilantro chopped (substitute parsley if you prefer)
  • 2 tablespoon  Olive oil
  • 1 Jalapeno seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 2 Limes juiced
  • 1-2 teaspoons Seasoned Salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Condiments such as Sour cream shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, guacamole


  • Directions
  • 1. Be sure the meat is at room temperature before you begin
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the cilantro, oil, lime juice, and jalapeno
  • 3. Season the steak with seasoned salt and pepper
  • 4. On a plate, cover the steak on both side with the cilantro marinade. Let sit for 10 minutes
  • 5. In a cast iron skillet, place a tiny bit of oil, and heat the pan very hot
  • 6. Place the steak in the pan and do not move it for 3 ½ minutes. Flip the steak and cook for another 3 ½ minutes.
  • 7. Remove the steak from the pan and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  • 8. Slice the steak in thin slices on the diagonal against the grain. Lay in the center of a tortilla and garnish with preferred toppings.
  • Enjoy!


Serve with homemade guacamole and other and desired toppings such as tomatoes, sour cream, red onion, guacamole, etc.