Spiced Skirt Steak Tacos

This recipe for spiced skirt steak tacos will be a big hit for your family. Mix it up the next taco Tuesday with this delicious and simple recipe.

You have tacos every Tuesday and you want to mix it up a little.  Try out this spiced skirt steak tacos recipe and see if this does the trick!

Seasoned slices of skirt steak will taste delicious in a hard shell or soft shell – which ever you and your family prefer.  Top it off with some jarred salsa or go the extra mile and make your own salsa.

If you want to take it up even another notch, add a little more spice to the dish.  Spicy jalapenos or other peppers could be a good addition – just don’t go too hot or you won’t be able to handle it and enjoy the deliciousness.

Let us know what you think and if this is going to be the next Taco Tuesday meal that you make!


  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ancho chile pepper
  • 1 lb. skirt steak
  • 1 recipe fresh heirloom tomato salsa or your favorite fresh salsa
  • 8 flat bottom corn taco shells


  1. Preheat grill for direct heat grilling.

  2. Combine paprika, garlic powder, kosher salt, cumin and ancho chile powder. Rub both sides of steak with spice mixture and let stand 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile prepare fresh heirloom tomato salsa recipe and reserve.

  4. Grill steak to desired doneness (145 degrees for medium-rare and let stand 5 minutes. Slice.
  5. Arrange sliced steak in taco shells and top with reserved salsa.

Recipe Notes

Makes 4 servings.

Original recipe found here: SwirlsOfFlavor

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