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A Weekday Menu Recipe

Spicy Steak Tacos    HT  MC  Mexican  25mins

Serves 4    Hot  Beef  Main Course  Mexico  Nth America  North American



3 tbsp Olive Oil
2 Red Onion, sliced
2 Capsicum (Sweet pepper), deseeded and sliced
450g/1lb Rump or filet Steak, cut into thin narrow strips
250g/9oz Sweetcorn Kernels, cooked
3 Jalapeno Chili, finely chopped 

1 teasp Ground Cumin
1 teasp Chilli Powder
Salt and freshly ground Pepper
3 tbsp freshly chopped Coriander
12 Corn Tortillas

To serve
Fresh Salsa
Sour cream




1. Preheat the oven to 140C, 275F, Gas Mark 1. Heat the oil in large frying pan, add onion and pepper and sauté for about 10 minutes, stirring from time to time, until tender. 


2. Meanwhile, stack the tortillas, wrap in aluminium foil and place in the oven to warm through.


3. Remove the onions peppers from the frying pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.


4. Reheat the oil in the frying pan,  add the steak  and stir fry for 2-3 minutes until cooked through.


5.  Return onion and pepper to the pan, add the corn, chillies, cumin and chili powder and cook, stirring until heated through. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.


6. Remove the pan from heat, stir  in the coriander and transfer steak mixture to heated serving dish.

7. Place the warmed tortillas, steak mixture,  salsa and sour cream in separate dishes on the table and allow diners to assemble their tacos, placing some of the meat, salsa and sour cream on a tortilla and rolling it up to eat it.



Serving Suggestions :


Tomato Salsa,  Sour Cream


Strawberry Cheese Dessert


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Serving Suggestions

Serve with a green vegetable


Key techniques used in this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Simmer - To maintain the temperature of a liquid at just below boiling.


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Main equipment required to make this recipe


Chopping knife

Chopping Board


Mixing Bowl


Make Ahead/ Freezing


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