CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Quick Beef TacosLeftover marinated steak sliced thinly across grain makes a great taco filler.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Leftover marinated steak sliced thinly across grain makes a great taco filler.
Quick Beef Tacos
3 to 4 cups leftover steak or pork strips
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons each: pineapple juice, white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon each: oregano, hot pepper sauce
1/8 teaspoon cumin
2 cups red or yellow pepper strips
¼ teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper
8 warmed corn tortillas
Cilantro and shredded Monterey Jack cheese (garnish)
Place steak in bowl with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, pineapple juice, vinegar, oregano, hot sauce and cumin. Let stand 10 minutes. Heat remaining oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove meat from marinade; add to skillet. Cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add pepper; cook, stirring often, 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add some of remaining marinade to prevent sticking. Serve in tortillas with garnishes; top with salsa.
Yield: Serve 4.
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