Slow Cooker Carne Asada Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner. Flank steak is marinated in citrus, cumin, and spices while it cooks low and slow all day. The meat is so tender that it’s then shredded with a fork and served in a warm corn tortilla.

slow cooker carne asada tacos

Here’s another easy weeknight slow cooker recipe for your dinner rotation. Slow Cooker Carne Asada Tacos are tender, juicy, and super filling. They’ll make you wish you could have tacos every night!

Although, we already wish we could have tacos every night, don’t we? This flank steak sits in citrus, which makes it super flavorful, and a blend of spices like cumin, oregano, and chili powder.

slow cooker carne asada tacos

If you like this recipe, you can check out slow cooker taco meat here, using ground turkey to make it a bit lighter.

slow cooker carne asada tacos

This recipe is mostly about the meat, so you can add your favorite taco toppings here. When it comes to tacos, try cilantro and a drizzle of garlic aioli, avocado or fresh lettuce. I’ve added anything from zucchini, to mushrooms or carrots.

As a general rule of thumb, if you can get a vegetable in there, just go for it!

slow cooker carne asada tacos

slow cooker carne asada tacos

Slow Cooker Carne Asada Tacos

Slow Cooker Carne Asada Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner. Flank steak is marinated in citrus, cumin, and spices while it cooks low and slow all day. The meat is so tender that it's then shredded with a fork and served in a warm corn tortilla.
4.60 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 4 hrs
Total Time: 4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Jacqui
Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients
 
 

For the Meat

  • 3 lbs flank steak
  • 2 medium limes , (juice only)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder

Optional Ingredients

  • Corn tortillas, pico de gallo, avocado, or other taco ingredients.

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl whisk together all ingredients (except flank steak).
  • Place flank steak in slow cooker, pour marinade over steak. Cook on HIGH for 4 hours, or LOW for 8 hours
  • When steak is cooked through, shred with a fork. Serve with your favorite taco ingredients. 

Notes

Click on the time in the instructions to start a timer!

Nutrition

Calories: 250kcal (13%)Carbohydrates: 4g (1%)Protein: 37g (74%)Fat: 9g (14%)Saturated Fat: 4g (25%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 102mg (34%)Sodium: 385mg (17%)Potassium: 652mg (19%)Fiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 1g (1%)Vitamin A: 198IU (4%)Vitamin C: 12mg (15%)Calcium: 56mg (6%)Iron: 3mg (17%)
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