Grilled Steak Tacos

Grilled Steak Tacos

Tacos tuesday is many people's favorite day of the week. Try this awesome recipe for Grilled Steak Tacos. This is Z Grills's favorite taco recipe.
Servings 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • Z Grills Wood Pellet Grill
  • Z Grills Apple Wood Pellets



  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha chili sauce or 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon sesame oil


  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons canned whole kernel corn
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin


  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1 beef ribeye steak (1 pound), trimmed
  • 8 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • Optional toppings: shredded lettuce, cheddar cheese and Cotija cheese


  • In a small bowl, combine the aioli ingredients. In another bowl, combine the salsa ingredients. Refrigerate until serving.
  • Combine the pepper, oil, salt and seafood seasoning; rub over both sides of steak.
  • When ready to cook, start the Z grill on Smoke.
  • Place the steaks directly on the grill and cook 30 minutes or until the internal temperature registers 120 degrees F.
  • Remove steaks from grill and increase the temperature to High, allowing grill to preheat with the lid closed for 10 minutes.
  • Place steaks back on the hot grill and cook 3-4 minutes((less for thinner steaks)
  • Each side or until the internal temperature registers 130 degrees for medium rare. Remove from the grill and let rest.
  • Preheat the pelllet grill to 425°F.
  • Heat tortillas for 20 seconds on first side; flip and heat 20 seconds on the other side; flip again and heat 15 more seconds on the first side.  Approximate total cook time is 55 seconds.
  • Thinly slice steak; place on tortillas. Serve with aioli, salsa and toppings of your choice.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled, Quick & Easy

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