Chili Rubbed Steak Tacos

Load these tacos with spice rubbed steak slices and lots of toppings for a satisfyingly salty crunch and soft taco. If serving guests, have them join in the fun by prepping and getting all the toppings ready for indulging.

Hands-on Time: 20 min. | Total Time: 50 min. | Serves: 6 to 8 | Difficulty: Medium

  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic granules
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1¼ lb. top sirloin steak, about 1” thick
  • 12 small tortillas, 5-6” diameter
  • 3 cups shredded red cabbage
  • ½ cup cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 3 ripe avocadoes, peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 3 cups favorite prepared salsa
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges
  1. Combine the rub ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Rub one side of steak with half the rub mixture. Allow to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  3. While the steak is sitting, prepare the grill for high heat.
  4. Spread the remaining rub on the other side of the steak. Allow to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  5. Warm the tortillas by placing them on the grill for about 30 seconds, turning once. Wrap in a cloth napkin to keep warm.
  6. Grill the steak for 6 minutes on each side for medium rare, turning once.
  7. Remove the steak from the grill and allow to sit for 10-15 minutes before slicing. Slice into thin slices.
  8. Let guests make their own tacos or assemble and serve.
  9. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 630, Calories from Fat 280, Total Fat 32g (49% DV), Saturated Fat 8g (40% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 85mg (28% DV), Sodium 1540mg (64% DV), Carbohydrates 54g (18% DV), Dietary Fiber 12g (48% DV), Sugars 10g, Protein 35g, Vitamin A 35%, Vitamin C 70%, Calcium 20%, Iron 30%.

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