Steak Tacos with Pineapple


A quick marinade of soy sauce, garlic and ginger flavors the skirt steak for these super easy tacos. Slideshow: More Beef Recipes 

Steak Tacos with Pineapple
Photo: © Eva Kolenko
Active Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 serves


  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon finely grated garlic

  • 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger

  • 1 1/2 pounds skirt steak, cut into 5-inch lengths

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Warm corn tortillas, for serving

  • Diced fresh pineapple, for serving

  • Thinly sliced red onion, for serving

  • Cilantro leaves, for serving


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the soy sauce with the garlic and ginger. Brush the mixture all over the steak and season lightly with salt and pepper. Let stand for 20 minutes.

  2. Heat a large cast-iron skillet. Add the steak and cook over high heat, turning once, until charred on the outside and medium-rare within, about 6 minutes. Transfer to a carving board and let rest for 5 minutes. Carve the steak against the grain and serve in warm corn tortillas with diced pineapple, sliced red onion and cilantro leaves.

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