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Elk Street Tacos

Elk Street Tacos

Heat the grill up and enjoy these Elk Street Tacos!

Prep Time: 10-15 Minutes | Cook Time: 15-30 Minutes | Yields: 3-4

STEP 1: ELK CARNE ASADA

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs elk steak
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 limes juiced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe

1. Whisk all of the marinade ingredients together in a large bowl.

2. Add the elk steak to the marinade. Make sure both sides of the meat are coated, then cover with plastic wrap and marinate for 1-4 hours in the refrigerator. You can also use a Ziplock bag instead of a bowl.

3. Heat the grill or stove top to medium-high heat. Add the carne asada and cook for approximately 5-7 minutes on each side. Remove the steak to a cutting board and let it rest for another 5 minutes. 4. Using a sharp knife, slice the carne asada at an angle against the grain. From there, dice the carne asada into smaller pieces.


STEP 2: ELK STREET TACOS

Ingredients

  • Elk carne asada (from Step 1, above)
  • 2 avocados
  • 3 tbsp cotija cheese
  • 1/3 cup onion finely diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 6 street taco tortillas
  • 1 lime

Recipe

1.Use a spoon to mash the avocado, then spread a large spoonful or two onto each tortilla.

2. Top the avocado with chopped carne asada, a sprinkle of cotija cheese, some diced onion and fresh cilantro. Squeeze fresh lime juice on top.