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IPA Carne Asada Tacos

Delicious carne asada tacos drunk on IPA!
Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 12 hours
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 12 hours 6 minutes
Servings 6
Author Dana Blacklock


  • TACOS:
  • 1 17 oz flank steak
  • 16 oz Indian Pale Ale
  • 2 cups of red cabbage shredded
  • 2 avocados cubed
  • 6 soft-shell corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • Chimichurri see notes for my lime and chipotle chimichurri recipe
  • Lime Sour Cream see notes
  • DRY RUB:
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Mix the dry rub ingredients together until well blended and massage the dry rub into the flank steak (both sides).
  • Place the steak in a container, and pour the IPA over the steak.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Grill the flank steak to your preference of doneness.
  • Slice the steak thin, against the grain, and serve on soft-shell corn tortillas with your preference of toppings.


Lime and Chipotle Chimichurri: find it at https://www.killingthyme.net/2015/02/22/lime-chipotle-chimichurri/
Lime Sour Cream: Simply mix 1 tablespoon of lime juice and 1 teaspoon of lime zest to every 1/2 cup of cour cream.