Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada Tacos

Ingredients Annatto Flour Tortillas

½ Cup Vegetable Shortening

3 Tablespoons Annatto Seed

1 Cup Hot Water

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Baking Powder

3 Cups of Flour

Carne Asada

2 lb Flank Steak

Ingredients Marinade

1 jalapeño seeded and minced

4 cloves garlic minced

1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves chopped

¼ cup Soy Sauce

Juice of 1 orange

Juice of 1 lime

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1/3 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Smoked Salsa Roja

14 Roma Tomatoes (about depending on size)

1 White Onion

4 Cloves Garlic

2-3 Large Jalapeños

Juice of 1 Lime

1 bunch cilantro

1 teaspoon cumin powder

¼ teaspoon dried oregano

Salt and pepper to taste

Chipotle Crema (optional)

1/3 cup crema1 TBS Adobo from can of chipotle peppers

Juice of ½ lime

Directions Annatto Flour Tortillas

(Yields: 18 tortillas)

1. Add vegetable shortening to small saucepan and melt on low.

2. Add annatto seed and allow to simmer, stirring until color changes, about 3 minutes.

3. Strain vegetable shortening into mixing bowl.

4. Add water and salt to vegetable shortening.

5. Mix Flour and Baking Powder.

6. Slowly add to shortening mixture and knead until dough forms. Should not be sticky.

7. Make 18 dough balls and form into tortilla round.

8. Cook on hot griddle or skillet, about 1 minute per side.

Directions Carne Asada

1. Mix marinade ingredients.

2. Add flank steak and marinade to a re-sealable bag and marinate for 2 hours (up to overnight).

3. Place on grill and cook for 20 minutes

Directions Smoked Salsa Roja

1. Smoke or grill your tomatoes, onion, or peppers to get desired smoked/roasted flavor.

2. Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth. Place in fridge overnight for best results.

Directions Carne Asada Tacos

1. Assemble taco with Annatto Flour Tortilla, top with sliced carne asada, thinly sliced radish, salsa roja,
chipotle crema, queso fresco and a squeeze of lime.