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Beer-Marinated Asada Tacos

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 18
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by: Leslie Limon
Updated Jul 21, 2017
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For the meat

  • 2 lb sirloin steak or beef for grilling
  • 1 pale Mexican beer
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon seasoning salt (for meats)
  • 1 tablespoon chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

For the tacos

  • 18 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups warm refried beans
  • Pico de gallo, to taste (optional)
  • Hot sauce, to taste (optional)


  • 1
    For the meat: In a 9x13 inch baking dish, mix the meat with the beer, garlic, seasoning salt, chile powder, black pepper and ground cumin.
  • 2
    Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30-45 minutes before grilling.
  • 3
    Grill, to taste. Carefully slice or chop the grilled meat on a cutting board.
  • 4
    For the tacos: Heat the tortillas over low heat. Spread 2 tablespoons of refried beans on each tortilla. Add the grilled beef to the tacos. Garnish with pico de gallo and the hot sauce of your preference.
  • 5

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Swap out corn tortillas for flour tortillas for a variation.

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More About This Recipe

  • This grilling season, prepare delicious asada tacos with grilled beef and an extra special, unexpected ingredient: beer! Marinating meat before grilling not only adds flavor, but also helps tenderize the beef. Once you've removed the beef from the grill, slice or chop it up. To give this taco recipe an even more authentic twist, I've add fresh pico de gallo and hot sauce for garnish.
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