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three steak tacos on a plate

Steak Tacos

These steak tacos are spectacular and ready in a flash using prepared shaved beef steak and a homemade sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 14 oz beef shaved steak
  • 2 tbsp butter divided
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes add more for more spice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup light beer
  • chopped avocado, lime juice, crumbled cotija cheese for topping
  • flour tortillas


  • In a large, non-stick skillet over medium - high heat, melt one tablespoon of the butter. Add the shaved steak and cook, stirring often, until no longer pink. Remove the steak from the pan, leaving behind the juices.
  • Over medium heat, add the remaining tablespoon of butter and melt. Add the garlic and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about one minute.
  • Add the tomato paste, chili powder, sugar, smoked paprika, red pepper flakes and salt. Cook, stirring often, for an additional minute.
  • Stir in the beer and cook for a couple of minutes until smooth. Return the steak to the pan with the sauce and stir to combine and cook for a few minutes until heated through.
  • Serve the steak with tortillas and toppings to make tacos.