Street Tacos | Asian Inspired Street Tacos on Grilla Grills


Asian Style Street Tacos | Grilled Street Tacos with Shane Draper from Grilla Grills

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Shane Draper stopped by to share 3 different Asian Style Street Taco recipes with me.

He cooked a Steak Taco, Tuna Taco and a Rib Taco. I have to say, these we’re some pretty good street tacos – they were all different and all had an Asian influence.

Steak Street Tacos Recipe

– 2 ribeyes at least 1in thick
– 4 tbs Togarashi
– 3 tbs Eel sauce

Ribeye Directions:
– Rub ribeyes with Togarashi
– Grill Ribeyes until desired doneness
– Brush the ribeyes with 2 tbs of the eel sauce while resting
– Slice ribeyes as thin
– Toss sliced meat with remaining eel sauce

Asparagus Recipe:
– 1/2lb asparagus
– 3 tbs sesame oil
– 2 tbs togarashi

Asparagus Directions:
– Wash and dry the asparagus
– Cut off the thick stalk of the asparagus
– Toss in the oil
– Dust with togarashi
– Cook on the grill until tender
– Remove from grill, cut into bite sized pieces

Corn Recipe:
– 2 ears fresh corn
– 1/4 cup Mayo
– 1 tbs Ponzu
– 2 tbs Togarashi

Corn Directions:
– Prepare corn for cooking to include stripping husk and removing silk.
– Stir together mayo and ponzu
– Paint mixture on the corn
– Dust with Togarashi
– Cook on grill until kernels are softened, some char is great.
– Slice corn off of the cob set aside for tacos.

Tuna Street Tacos Recipe

Tuna Recipe:
– 1/4 cup ponzu sauce
– 1 tablespoon mirin
– 1 tablespoon honey
– 2 tablespoons sesame oil
– 4 (6 ounce) tuna steaks
– 1/2 cup sesame seeds

Tuna Directions
– In a small bowl, stir together the ponzu sauce, mirin, honey and sesame oil.
– Spread the sesame seeds out on a plate. Coat the tuna steaks with the sauce mixture, then press into the sesame seeds to coat.
– Oil the cooking grates well or using a cast iron cast iron skillet over high heat until very hot. Place steaks in the pan, and sear for about 30 seconds on each side.. If cooking on a grill use Grill Grates at a temp of at least 500 degrees and sear for 1min each side.
– Slice the tuna into slices and brush with remaining sauce mixture.

Wasabi Guacamole Recipe:
– 2 ripe Hass avocados peeled and chopped
– 1 small onion, finely diced
– 1 tomato, finely diced
– 3 tablespoons ponzu sauce (lime)
– 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
– 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
– 1 teaspoon kosher salt
– 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
– 1-2 teaspoon wasabi powder
– 1 green onion, thinly sliced
– chopped fresh cilantro

Wasabi Guacamole Directions:
– Use a fork to mash the avocados in a large bowl. Stir in the hard cooked eggs, onion, tomato, lime juice, pepper sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and wasabi powder. Mix well; taste, and add additional salt and pepper if necessary.
– Place guacamole in serving bowl, and garnish with green onion and cilantro. Cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.

Ponzu Cucumbers & Onions Recipe:
– 2 Cucumber
– 1/2 Onion
– 1 teaspoon Sesame Oil
– Sesame Seeds
– 1 1/2 tablespoons Ponzu
– 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

Ponzu Cucumbers & Onions Directions:
– Chop onions and cucumbers into bite-sized pieces.
– Mix all other ingredients and submerge onions and cucumbers
– Set in fridge for at least 1 hour before serving

Rib Street Tacos Recipe

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Rib Glaze Recipe:
– 1 cup Killer Hogs The BBQ Sauce
– ½ cup Teriyaki Sauce
– 2 tablespoons Gochujang

Asian Slaw Recipe:
– 4 cups shredded red cabbage
– 1/2 cup shredded carrots
– 1/2 cup Kikkoman Lime Ponzu
– 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
– 1/2 cup Mayo
– 2 tablespoons Kikkoman Sesame Oil
– 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
– 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Asian Slaw Directions:
– In a large bowl, toss together cabbage, carrots and cilantro. Whisk together ponzu, sesame oil, mayo and ginger; pour over cabbage mixture and toss together.

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  1. Hey Malcom buddy…that knife Shane used is his or yours? info please? really nice blad…TACOS LOOK BOMB GOOD BUDDY

  2. I love the mix of Southern BBQ and Asian flavors. Being Korean but raised in the south, this makes me beyond hungry and happy to see something like this. But man, hearing some southern boys trying to pronounce Gochujang just made my day.

  3. That was really informative, brings more tools to the toolbox. I like to try different things. GREAT video, thanks heaps!


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