Carne Asada is a flavorful and juicy Mexican dish of grilled beef or pork. When I think of this dish I always think of the food trucks in LA, where they cook up amazing carne asada. Today I’m going to show you how you can easily make this dish at home with a crock pot.
Carne asada is a popular dish in Mexico and many Mexican-American restaurants around the country. The recipe originates in the Mexican states of Baja California and Sonora, and consists of grilled thin slabs of beef (usually beef chuck) marinated in a mixture of lime juice, spices, and salt. The thin beef slices are then sliced into strips, which are fried in a cast-iron pan. The slow-cooked meat is then sliced into strips and placed on a tortilla, topped with a tomato and onion salad. The beef is then topped with pico de gallo and guacamole.
Are you looking for a simple, filling, and healthy meal that tastes amazing? I love my slow cooker for this recipe! It makes this dish a breeze to make and provides a steady and consistent heat throughout the day, which is perfect to keep the meat tender and flavorful.
Making Carne Asada Street Tacos in the Slow Cooker Recipe saves time, particularly if you’re constantly busy yet want to feed your family or guests fresh meals. This recipe, which includes flank steak, orange juice, and Worcestershire sauce among other things, is probably the simplest to prepare since you just need to place all of the ingredients in your slow cooker. Simply season it well and set the timer, then go about your day activities, returning to it when lunch or supper is ready.
Slow Cooker Carne Asada Street Tacos
Total amount of time
7 hours and 10 minutes
- flank steak, 1 pound
- 14 cup extra virgin olive oil
- a quarter-cup of orange juice
- a quarter-cup of Worcestire sauce
- a quarter-cup of soy sauce
- 14 cup chopped cilantro leaves
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- 1 teaspoon powdered chili
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1 avocado (chopped)
- 1 cup chopped onion
- a quarter-cup of sour cream
- 2 cups chopped tomatoes
- 10 tortillas de maz
- In a blender, combine the oil, orange juice, Worcester sauce, soy sauce, cilantro, garlic, honey, chili, and cumin.
- Place the flank steak in a bowl with the sauce and set aside to cool for 5-10 minutes.
- Place the flank steak in the crock pot with the sauce.
- Cook for 6 to 9 hours on low heat.
- Toss with tomatoes, avocado, onion, cilantro, sour cream, and lemon juice before serving.
Preparation of Carne Asada Street Tacos in a Slow Cooker
Because of the orange juice, the Slow Cooker Carne Asada Street Tacos Recipe is a wonderful mix of sweet, spicy, salty, and a touch sour. After placing the meat in the slow cooker, it will be so soft that your kids will go crazy for it. The spices give it a unique flavor, while the garlic balances it out. You may even set up props at lunchtime with some colorful Mexican themed arrangements and serve margaritas for the adults and hot chocolate for the youngsters to make it seem like you’re in Mexico and tasting the local cuisine.
You may also throw a midnight party with Slow Cooker Carne Asada Street Tacos Recipe, an unique Guacamole, and other Street Tacos Variations, and play music together and catch up with family and friends while sipping genuine Mexican alcoholic drinks. This meal is best served fresh, so start preparing fresh tortillas for this dish while you’re cooking and serve it as soon as your guests arrive. Don’t forget to garnish with cilantro and photograph it to share your newest culinary triumph.
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Get ready to fall in love with the slow cooker! These carne asada street tacos are so easy to make and delicious to eat, that you will never want to skip the slow cooker again.. Read more about slow cooker skirt steak tacos and let us know what you think.