Plate of Thai beef tacos with cilantro lime slaw
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Thai Beef Steak Tacos with Lime Cilantro Slaw

These Thai Beef Steak Tacos with Lime Cilantro Slaw are low calorie, healthy and delicious! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 240kcal

Ingredients

Steak

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger peeled and minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili garlic sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound flank steak trimmed

Slaw

  • 1/4 cup lime juice fresh
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger peeled and minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili garlic sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 cups angel hair slaw or finely grated cabbage
  • 2 cups matchstick cut carrots
  • 1/4 cup green onions sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped

Tacos

  • 8 6 inch fat free flour tortillas

Instructions

  • Combine the steak marinade ingredients in a ziplock bag and add the steak.  Marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes, turning occasionally. 
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the lime juice, vinegar, sugar, ginger, fish sauce chili sauce and garlic.  Add the cabbage, carrots, green onions and cilantro.  Toss to combine. 
  • Remove steak from fridge and let it rest while you preheat grill or broiler.  Place steak on a grill rack coated with cooking spray.  Cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.  Let rest for 5 minutes. 
  • Warm tortillas either by wrapping in foil and placing on the grill for about 2 minutes or microwave with a damp towel for about 30 seconds. 
  • Cut steak on the diagonal across the grain into thin slices.   Divide steak evenly among the tortillas and top with slaw. 

Nutrition

Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 544mg | Potassium: 726mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 10940IU | Vitamin C: 30.2mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 2.3mg