10 different taco recipes from mexico

Chili Beef Taco


A delicious one-pot dish coming from the Mexican cuisine.
Makes: 8 / Preparation Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Ingredient 

  • 4lb. stewing beef cubed
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 2 14oz. can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 15oz. can pimento beans
  • ½ tablespoon dried oregano
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle paste
  • 1-quart beef stock
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • ½ tablespoon ground cumin
  • ½ tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 16, 6-inch warmed taco shells
  • Sour cream (½ cup)
  • Cilantro (¼ cup, chopped)

Directions

  1. Heat some oil in a large heatproof dish.
  2. Cook the meat in batches, until browned.
  3. Remove the meat and place aside. Heat 1 tablespoon oil and cook the
    onions for 10 minutes or until caramelized.
  4. Stir in garlic, chipotle paste, ginger, cumin, flour, and cinnamon. Cook for
    few minutes and add the stock, gradually until combined with other
    ingredients.
  5. Add the oregano and tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes.
    Add in the beef, cover, and simmer for 1 hour and 40 minutes or until
    tender.
  6. Add the beans in final 15 minutes. Adjust the seasoning before serving.
    Spoon evenly into taco shells Top with sour cream and cilantro.
  7. Serve and Enjoy!


Ham and Eggs Tacos


What’s better for breakfast than ham and eggs? Throwing them in a taco
Makes: 2 / Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredient

  • Eggs (4, large)
  • Ham (4oz. precooked, cut in strips)
  • Salt (½ teaspoons)
  • Black Pepper (¼ teaspoons)
  • Butter (1 tablespoon, unsalted)
  • Tortillas (4, warmed)
  • Avocado (½, thinly sliced)
  • Salsa (¼ cup)
  • Monterey Jack Cheese (1 oz. shredded)
  • Cilantro (2 tablespoons, chopped)
    Directions
  1. Beat eggs with salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
  2. In a large non-stick skillet over medium heat set your butter to melt, then cook your eggs (stirring constantly) until cooked (should take about 3 minutes).
  3. Begin assembly by layering eggs, ham, salsa, avocado, cheese and cilantro.
  4. Serve and Enjoy.

Ground Beef Tacos


Get dinner prepared and served in as little as 30 minutes with this easy beef
taco.
Preparation Time: 30 minutes / Makes: 6

Ingredient

  • Ground Beef (1lb.)
  • Onion (1 medium, chopped)
  • Chilli Powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Salt (½ teaspoons)
  • Garlic Powder (½ teaspoons)
  • Tomato Sauce (8 oz.)
  • Taco Shells (12 medium)
  • Cheddar Cheese (6 oz., shredded)
  • Lettuce (2 cups, shredded)
  • Tomatoes (2, chopped)
  • Salsa (¾ cup)
  • Sour Cream (¾ cup)
Directions
  1. Set your oven to preheat to 250 degrees F.
  2. Set a skillet over medium heat with your ground beef and onion and allow
    to brown until completely cooked constantly stirring so as to avoid burning
    (should take about 8 to 10 minutes).
  3. Once fully cooked, drain the excess juices, and proceed to add in your
    powdered seasonings and tomato sauce.
  4. Reduce to a low flame, cover and allow to simmer for another 10 minutes.
  5. While your meat simmers line up your taco shells on a baking sheet and set
    to bake in your preheated oven for 5 minutes.
  6. When meat and shells are done, assemble your tacos by layering beef,
    cheese, tomatoes, and lettuce; then topping with sour cream. Repeat the
    process in all the shells.
  7. Serve and Enjoy!

Ahi Tuna Taco

Brilliant taco made with sashimi grade ahi tuna with a spicy sriracha mayo!
Makes: 4 / Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredient 

  • Avocado (1 medium, cut in slices)
  • Tuna (4, 4oz. fillets)
  • Coriander (1 teaspoon, ground)
  • Salt (1 teaspoon)
  • Black Pepper (½ teaspoons)
  • Lime juice (2 tablespoons)
  • Tortillas (8, warmed)
  • Roma Tomatoes (½ cup, chopped)
  • Cilantro Leaves (¼ cup)
  • Spicy Mayo (¼ cup)
Directions
  1. Sprinkle fish with ½ teaspoons Salt, coriander and ¼ teaspoons Pepper and
    lime juice then cut into thin slices.
  2. Begin assembly by layering fish, avocado, and tomatoes. Top with cilantro
    and drizzle with spicy mayo.
  3. Serve and Enjoy.

Ground Chicken Tacos


Who says you can’t enjoy a taco if you don’t like beef? Here is a chicken
taco recipe that will have you saying ‘What beef?’
Preparation Time: 30 minutes Makes: 6

Ingredient 

  • Ground Chicken (1lb.)
  • Onion (1 medium, chopped)
  • Olive Oil (2 teaspoons)
  • Black Powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Salt (½ teaspoons)
  • Garlic Powder (½ teaspoons)
  • Tomato Sauce (8 oz.)
  • Taco Shells (12 medium)
  • Cheddar Cheese (6 oz., shredded)
  • Lettuce (2 cups, shredded)
  • Bell Peppers (2 cups, red, yellow and green, julienne)
  • Tomatoes (2, chopped)
  • Salsa (¾ cup)
  • Sour Cream (¾ cup)
Directions
  1. Set your oven to preheat at 250 degrees F.
  2. Set a skillet over medium heat with your olive oil.
  3. Add your ground chicken and onion when hot and allow to brown until completely cooked constantly stirring so as to avoid burning (should take about 8 to 10 minutes).
  4. Once fully cooked, drain the excess juices, and proceed to add in your powdered seasonings and tomato sauce.
  5. Reduce to a low flame, cover and allow to simmer for another 10 minutes.
  6. While your meat simmers line up your taco shells on a baking sheet and set
    to bake in your preheated oven for 5 minutes.
  7. When meat and shells are done, assemble your tacos by layering chicken,
    bell peppers, cheese, tomatoes, and lettuce; then topping with sour cream.
    Repeat the process in all the shells.
  8. Serve and Enjoy!

Honey Sesame Chicken Tacos


This dish is effortless and very satisfying. The honey chicken is filled with
savory, sticky and syrupy honey goodness.
Makes: 2 / Preparation Time: 25 minutes

Ingredient

  • Chicken breasts (1 lb., cubed)
  • Oil (1 tablespoon)
  • Garlic (2 cloves, minced)
  • Sesame seeds (toasted)
  • Taco Shells (6, warmed)
  • Green Onion (¼ cup, chopped)
  • Bell Peppers (¼ cup, sliced)
  • Batter (for frying)
  • Egg white (1)
  • Flour (½ cup, sifted)
  • Cornstarch (¼ cup)
  • Baking Powder (½ teaspoon)
  • Water (½ cup, cold)
  • Oil (1 tablespoon)
  • Salt (pinch)
  • Honey Sesame Sauce
  • Honey (1/3 cup)
  • Apple Cider Vinegar (1 teaspoon)
  • Ketchup (½ tablespoon)
  • Sesame Oil (1 teaspoon)
  • Cornstarch (2 teaspoons)
  • Water (½ cup)
  • Salt (1 teaspoon)
Directions
  1. Place ingredients for batter into a bowl and whip until batter is silky.
  2. Plunge chicken in and set aside.
  3. Mix ingredients for sauce in a separate container and put aside till needed.
  4. Heat a pan and add oil, then drop chicken in batterone piece at a time and fry till golden.
  5. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon and rest on a hand towel.
  6. Put 2 tablespoons oil in a skillet and stir fry garlic till fragrant then add honey sauce and boil till it gets thick. Put in chicken and stir then add sesame seeds.
  7. Spoon Evenly in taco shells. Top with green onion and bell peppers.
  8. Serve hot.

Hawaiian Styled Taco

If you love Hawaiian pizza, then this taco is definitely for you.
Makes: 4 / Preparation Time: 30min
Ingredient
  • Italian Sausage (1lb., chopped)
  • Salt (1 teaspoon)
  • Black Pepper (½ teaspoons)
  • Olive Oil (1 tablespoon)
  • Pineapple (2 cups, chopped)
  • Garlic (2 cloves, minced)
  • Onion (½ cup, chopped)
  • Hot Pepper Sauce (½ teaspoons)
  • Taco Shells (8, 6 in shells)
  • Cheddar Cheese (4 oz. shredded)
  • Roma Tomatoes (3 seeded chopped)
  • Cucumber (1 cup, seeded and chopped)
  • Jalapeno Pepper (2, seeded and chopped)
  • Cilantro (1 tablespoon chopped)
  • Brown Sugar (1 tablespoon)
Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, combine pineapple, cucumber, ¼ cup onion, tomatoes,
    peppers, brown sugar and cilantro to create a salsa. Set aside to refrigerate
    until ready for assembling.
  2. Generously season sausage with salt and pepper.
  3. Set a large skillet over
    medium heat with olive oil and add sausage pieces, garlic, and onion to
    brown (should take about 5 – 8 minutes depending on the size of your
    sausage pieces).
  4. Once browned pour off excess juices and add your pepper sauce.
  5. Begin assembly by layering sausage and pineapple salsa in your taco shells.
  6. Top with cheese and cilantro.
  7. Serve and Enjoy!

Yucatan Chicken Taco


Tender and spicy chicken taco you can prepare for either lunch or dinner.
Makes: 6 Time: 50 minutes

Ingredient

  • 1 3lb. chicken cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup grapefruit juice
  • 4oz. ancho paste
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 12 Warmed taco shells
  • 1 large avocado (chopped)
  • 6 oz. Feta (crumbled)
Directions
  1. Combine ancho pastes with juices in a food blender.
  2. Process for 2 minutes or until smooth. Strain into a bowl.
  3. Grease 6-quart Dutch oven with some oil. Add the chicken and pour over
    prepared sauce.
  4. Cover the chicken with a piece of parchment paper. Place the pot over
    medium heat and bring the sauce to boil.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, covered for 45 minutes.
  6. Remove the paper and divide chicken among taco shells.
  7. Top with cooking juices, avocado, and feta.
  8. Serve and Enjoy!

Shredded Pork Tacos


Adding a slice of succulent pork shoulder will bring a piece of heaven in
your kitchen.
Makes: 8 / Preparation Time: 45 minutes

Ingredient

  • Pork Shoulder (3lbs cooked and cut into strips)
  • Taco Shells (16, 6 in. shells)
  • Sweet Corn Kernels (2 cups)
  • Sour Cream (½ cup)
  • Salsa (½ cup)
  • Cilantro (2 tablespoons, chopped)
Directions
  1. Set your oven to preheat for 350 degrees F.
  2. Set your pork shoulder to reheat for 10 minutes in the oven.
  3. Wrap your taco shells in aluminum foil and allow to bake for 8 – 10 minutes.
  4. Once done, begin assembly by layering pork and corn. Then topping with sour cream, salsa, and cilantro.
  5. Serve and Enjoy!

Fried Egg & Bacon Tacos


Turn your favorite breakfast sandwich into a delicious taco.
Makes: 2 / Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Ingredient 

  • Eggs (4, large)
  • Salt (½ teaspoons)
  • Black Pepper (¼ teaspoons)
  • Olive Oil (1 tablespoon)
  • Tortillas (4, warmed)
  • Tomato (1 medium, thinly sliced)
  • Bacon Strips (6 oz.)
  • Cilantro Leaves (¼ cup)
Directions
  1. In a large non-stick skillet, over medium heat, set your olive oil to heat up,
    proceed to fry your eggs adding salt and pepper for seasoning.
  2. Add your bacon strips to the skillet and allow to cook to desired crispness.
  3. Begin assembly by layering bacon, eggs, and tomato.
  4. Top with cilantroleaves.
  5. Serve and Enjoy.


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