Grilled A1 Yucatan Steak #A1

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“A.1.Original Sauce Recipe Contest Entry. With the tanginess of A1 and some Latin spices, this recipe truly takes a Steak Taco up another notch. Fresh, flavorful, crunchy, family says this is definitely the Alpha Prime of Tacos.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 ounce) skirt steaks (approximate weight)
  • 14 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 12 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 18 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 13 cup A.1. Original Sauce
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo, finely minced (seeds included, Basting Sauce Ingredient)
  • 18 teaspoon dried chipotle powder (Basting Sauce Ingredient)
  • 18 teaspoon garlic powder (Basting Sauce Ingredient)
  • 14 teaspoon ground cumin (Basting Sauce Ingredient)
  • 8 soft corn tortillas (Basting Sauce Ingredient)
  • 1 cup queso fresco, crumbled (Basting Sauce Ingredient)
  • 13 cup sour cream (Basting Sauce Ingredient)
  • 1 medium green tomato (Salsa Ingredient)
  • 1 medium avocado, ripe and cut into small chunks (Salsa Ingredient)
  • 1 ear of corn, charred in places and kernels removed from the cob (Salsa Ingredient)
  • 12 lime, juice of (Salsa Ingredient)
  • 13 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped (Salsa Ingredient)


  1. Bring Skirt Steak out 30 minutes prior to going on the grill.
  2. Sprinkle Salt and Pepper on both sides.
  3. In a small bowl combine: A-1 Steak sauce, Chipotle Pepper, Chipotle Chili Powder, Garlic Powder, and Cumin. Set aside.
  4. Preheat gas grill to high heat. While Preheating make Salsa by combining all salsa ingredients. Place salsa to side, leaving at room temperature.
  5. Brush vegetable oil on each side of steak. Place steak down and cook for three minutes.
  6. Turn steak over and brush with sauce. Cook five additional minutes (less or more depending on desired doneness of steak).
  7. Baste the other side with sauce.
  8. Remove steak from grill, place on plate and cover with aluminum foil. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  9. While steak is resting, heat a griddle on high and warm corn tortillas on both sides.
  10. While tortillas are warming up, mix remaining basting sauce with sour cream and stir.
  11. Cut steak into small cubes. Separate meat into the eight tortillas, evenly distribute the crumbled Queso Fresco, place salsa on tacos and a drizzle with sauce/sour cream mixture.
  12. Serve immediately.

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