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Chipotle Citrus Chuck Eye Roll Tacos

  • Total Time: 23 hours 10 minutes



For the Marinade

  • 2 lbs Mishima Reserve chuck eye roll slices ((1 package))
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 oranges, juiced
  • 3 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 can chipotles in adobo sauce ((save other half for sauce))
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, lightly chopped
  • 1 TBS ancho chili powder
  • 1 TBS smoked paprika
  • 2 guajillo peppers (seeded, soaked in warm water for 30 min, and chopped)

For the Triple Pepper Sauce

  • 1/2 onion (peeled and cut into 1/2” rings)
  • 1 Jalapeno
  • 5 guajillo peppers (seeded, soaked for 30 min. and chopped; reserve water)
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro (lightly chopped)
  • 1/2 can chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 roma tomatoes (quartered)
  • 1 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic


  1. For the marinade, add all ingredients except chuck roll slices to a blender and puree. Add meat to a resealable bag, pour over the marinade, and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  2. For the sauce, heat a skillet on medium high. Brush garlic, jalapeno, tomatoes and onions lightly with olive oil. Place in skillet until lightly charred.
  3. Remove charred veggies and put in blender except for jalapeno. Place it in a small resealable plastic bag for 5 minutes. Then, wearing gloves, remove the charred skin, then seed and devein pepper. Add it to blender with the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Puree sauce. Add reserved soaking liquid in 1/2 cup at a time until a nice sauce consistency is reached.
  5. Light grill and get to a medium hot grilling temperature. Place slices of beef on grill and cook 3-4 minutes per side or until desired doneness is reached. Grill onion and peppers alongside meat, if desired. When meat is done, remove from grill, lightly cover with foil, and rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Chop beef into taco sized pieces. Serve with grilled tortillas and your favorite taco accompaniments. Enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 12 hours
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes