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Love Mexican? These festive steak tacos come together in just minutes, and can be frozen ahead, then thrown on the grill for an effortless home-cooked meal that makes any night a fiesta!

Grilled Steak Tacos

These grilled steak tacos make any night a fiesta!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Grilled Steak Tacos
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 1 can of cola
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • the juice of 3 limes
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 3-4 lb skirt steaks
  • 1 jar of chunky salsa
  • 2 avocados
  • shredded lettuce
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • taco shells


  1. Squeeze limes to release fresh lime juice.
  2. Whisk lime juice, cola, olive oil, chili powder, salt and pepper together in bowl, then divide into 2 1-gallon freezer bags. (If freezing, be sure to label bags ahead of time.)

  3. Marinate steak in bag for at least 30 minutes or longer, or press out air from bag and freeze.
  4. Thaw if frozen. Grill 6-8 minutes per side, basting with additional marinade, if desired.
  5. Let meat rest for 5-7 minutes, then slice thin (use a very sharp knife or an electric knife if you have one.) 

  6. Serve with your favorite taco toppings: shredded lettuce, avocado, salsa, etc. in your choice of hard or soft taco shells.