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Grilled Skirt Steak Quesadillas

Grilled Skirt Steak Quesadillas

By Traeger Kitchen

Fold up this cheesy goodness for a quick and easy meal that everyone in the family will love. Start with a 20 minute marinade, then grill, slice and combine with cheese and tortillas.

Prep Time

10 Min

Cook Time

15 Min




This recipe serves:


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2 Tablespoon chili powder
2 Teaspoon kosher salt
1 Teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 Teaspoon chipotle powder
1/2 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 Teaspoon lime zest
1 1/2 lb skirt steak
12 (6-inch) corn tortillas
Vegetable Oil, for brushing
2 Cup pepper Jack cheese, shredded
guacamole, for serving
Sour cream, for serving
Salsa, for serving


  • 1

    Make the rub. In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, salt, cumin, chipotle powder, cayenne, and lime zest.

  • 2

    Rub the spice mixture over the entire skirt steak, and let marinate in a resealable bag for at least 20-25 minutes.

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 400°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    400 ˚F / 204 ˚C

  • 4

    Place skirt steak directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, until cooked to desired doneness.

    400 ˚F / 204 ˚C


  • 5

    Remove the steak from the grill and let rest for 10 minutes before cutting into bite-sized pieces.

  • 6

    Make the quesadillas. Fill the tortillas with cheese and grilled skirt steak. On a grill pan or in a sauté pan over medium heat, add some oil and cook the quesadillas, turning once, until the cheese is melted.

  • 7

    Remove the quesadillas from the pan. Serve with guacamole, sour cream, or salsa as desired. Enjoy!

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