Jerk Fast-Fry Steak Tacos with Pear Salsa

Yield ??? Servings Prep. Time 20 min Cooking Time 7 min Total Time ??? min


Here are the following ingredients:


  • 1 tsp (5 mL) EACH brown sugar and cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) orange juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola or sunflower oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) EACH minced garlic and gingerroot
  • ¼ to ½ tsp (1 to 2 mL) minced Scotch bonnet pepper
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) fresh ground pepper
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) dried thyme leaves
  • ⅛ tsp (0.5 mL) ground allspice
  • Pinch EACH ground cloves and fresh ground nutmeg
  • 10 oz (300 g) Beef Top Sirloin Fast-fry Steak, cut into thin strips
  • Salt
  • 6 small corn tortillas, warmed

Pear Salsa

  • ½ cup (125 mL) diced Bartlett pear
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) EACH thinly sliced green onion and chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) grated lime zest
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) fresh lime juice
  • Salt

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Follow these cooking methods/directions: 1. Tacos: Whisk together brown sugar, cornstarch, orange juice, lime juice and soy sauce in a small bowl; set aside. 2. Heat a skillet over medium-low heat. Add oil, green onion, garlic, gingerroot and Scotch bonnet pepper to your taste; cook, stirring, for about 2 to 3 minutes, until softened. Stir in pepper, thyme, allspice, cloves and nutmeg. Increase heat to medium; add beef. Cook, stirring often, for about 4 minutes or until the beef is browned but still pink inside. 3. Stir the sauce mixture to dissolve cornstarch and immediately pour over beef. Simmer, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes, until sauce thickens. Season with salt to taste. Remove from heat; set aside. 4. Pear Salsa: Combine pear, green onion, cilantro, lime zest and lime juice; season with salt to taste. 5. To serve, divide beef mixture among warmed corn tortillas and top with Pear Salsa.