Beef Tongue Tacos Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Beef tongue tacos are a delicious and unique twist on traditional tacos. The beef tongue is slow-cooked until tender and then thinly sliced. The meat is seasoned with a flavorful blend of spices and served in warm tortillas. These tacos are topped with fresh salsa, creamy avocado, and tangy lime juice for a burst of flavor. The beef tongue adds a rich and savory taste to the tacos, making them a crowd-pleasing option for any taco night.

17 Rating -
Non Vegdiet
4hr 30minstotal
4hr 15minsCook
4hr 15m.Cook
Beef Tongue Tacos

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Ingredients for Beef Tongue Tacos Recipe

  • 1/4 Beef Tongue
  • as needed Water
  • as needed Salt
  • as needed Pepper
  • as required Cumin
  • as needed Chili Powder
  • as needed Oil
  • as per your need Tortillas
  • as needed Salsa
  • as required Avocado
  • as per your need Lime Juice

Directions: Beef Tongue Tacos Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Place the beef tongue in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook for 2-3 hours or until the tongue is tender.
  • STEP 2.Remove the tongue from the pot and let it cool slightly. Peel off the tough outer skin and discard.
  • STEP 3.Slice the tongue thinly and season with salt, pepper, cumin, and chili powder.
  • STEP 4.Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of oil. Cook the tongue slices for 2-3 minutes on each side until browned and crispy.
  • STEP 5.Warm the tortillas in a dry skillet or in the oven.
  • STEP 6.Assemble the tacos by placing a few slices of beef tongue on each tortilla. Top with salsa, avocado, and a squeeze of lime juice.
  • STEP 7.Serve the beef tongue tacos immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Be sure to remove the tough outer skin of the beef tongue before slicing and seasoning.
  • For extra flavor, marinate the beef tongue in a mixture of lime juice, garlic, and spices overnight before cooking.
  • If you prefer a spicier taco, add some diced jalapenos or hot sauce to the salsa.
  • Serve the tacos with a side of Mexican rice and refried beans for a complete meal.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover beef tongue can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, gently warm the beef tongue in a skillet over low heat until heated through.
  • Serve the leftover beef tongue in tacos, quesadillas, or sandwiches for a quick and tasty meal.
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Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp