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Steak Tacos al Pastor with Corn and Pineapple Salsa

  • Yield: 12 servings (2 tacos per serving)
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes + 1 hour chilling time
  • Total Time: 45 minutes + 1 hour chilling time


24 Frescados Yellow Corn Tortillas
1/3 cup olive oil
4 tsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
12 strip loin steaks (6 oz each)
3 ears corn
2 tbsp canola oil
1 red pepper, finely chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1 1/2 cups pineapple tidbits (fresh or canned, drained)
1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
1/3 cup lime juice
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cup sour cream
2 tbsp chopped chipotle in adobo sauce
2 tsp adobo sauce
3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
12 lime wedges


Steak: Preheat grill to high. Stir together olive oil, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper. Brush 1/2 tbsp of spice mixture all over steak; grill steak to order for 3 or 4 minutes per side. Let rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

Corn and Pineapple Salsa: Brush corn with oil. Grill on greased grill over medium-high heat, turning, for about 12 minutes or until lightly charred and tender; let cool slightly. Remove kernels from cob.

Stir together corn, red pepper, jalapeno, pineapple, red onion, lime juice and salt. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or in airtight container for up to 24 hours.

Chipotle Crema: Stir together sour cream, chopped chipotle and adobo sauce. Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 2 days.

Assembly: For each serving, warm 2 tacos according to package directions. Fill each taco with 1/2 cup (2.5 oz) steak and 2 tbsp (1 oz) Corn and Pineapple Salsa. Drizzle each with 1 tbsp (.5 oz) Chipotle Crema. Garnish each taco with 1/2 tbsp ( 0.1 oz) cilantro leaves. Serve with lime wedge.

Nutritional Info

Per 1/12 recipe
Calories 640
Fat 29g
Cholesterol 140mg
Sodium 810mg
Carbohydrate 32g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 62g