Keto Mexican Steak (Carne) Street Tacos

Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Keto, Low Carb
Prep Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 350kcal
Print Recipe


  • 2 lb skirt steak or flank steak thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup tamari sauce or coconut aminos
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 juice of limes or juice of 1 meyer lemon
  • 1/2 tsp cumin ground
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt or sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper ground
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper ground
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil to cook meat

Optional Toppings

  • 2 limes cut into wedges, squeeze juice on tacos
  • 1/2 cup cotija cheese crumbled
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup white onion chopped
  • 1 jalapeno finely chopped


Carne Asada Marinade

  • Place all ingredients into a mixing bow. Use the whisk attachment on a kitchen aide mixer or hand whisk to thoroughly mix all ingredients together
    Keto Mexican Steak (Carne) Street Tacos
  • Slice meat into thin strips or chunks
    Keto Mexican Steak (Carne) Street Tacos

Marinate Meat

  • Lay sliced steak into a glass dish or in a gallon size ziploc bag.
  • Pour marinade over meat. Flip the steaks in the marinade to make sure fully coated.
    Keto Mexican Steak (Carne) Street Tacos
  • If using a glass dish cover with plastic wrap. For the ziploc bag, remove as much air as possible.
  • Place meat with marinade in the refrigerator for at least 2 hrs but no longer than 24 hrs. I flip the meat in the marinade halfway through.

Cook Meat

  • Remove meat from ziploc bag or glass container
  • Discard remaining marinade
  • Heat avocado oil in skillet over medium high heat
  • Add sliced steak to skillet and stir until cooked and majority of liquid is evaporated
    Keto Mexican Steak (Carne) Street Tacos
  • Warm tortillas in a skillet with a little butter or avocado oil. I warm my tortillas in bacon grease; tastes amazing. Warm each side for 30 sec to 1 min
  • Lay a tortilla onto a plate. Place steak onto the tortilla
  • Top with optional toppings and enjoy
  • Nutritional information:


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Serving: 3g | Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 24g