Mexican Essentials: Awesome Beef Brisket Tacos

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Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

I think that this is the third recipe I’ve posted on using leftover brisket, and it was a total hit with my weekend guests. Everyone agreed that the brisket was a tasty change from the usual ground-beef tacos.

They’re easy/peasy to make, and the slow cooking down of the liquid infuses the brisket with a depth of flavor you might not expect from brisket.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • 2 Tbsp
    yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    sweet paprika
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne, or to taste
  • 1 c
    beef stock, not broth
  • 1 lb
    leftover beef brisket, chopped
  • ADDITIONAL ITEMS

  • ·
    taco shells
  • ·
    lettuce
  • ·
    sour cream
  • ·
    salsa
  • ·
    cheese
  • ·
    lemon slices
  • ·
    whatever you choose to put on your tacos

How to Make Mexican Essentials: Awesome Beef Brisket Tacos

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  3. Add the cumin, paprika, cayenne, onions, and beef stock to a saucepan, and bring up to a simmer.
  4. Add the brisket to the saucepan.
  5. Allow to simmer slowly until most of the liquid is evaporated, about 30 minutes.
  6. Chef’s Note: Do not rush this process, just let the ingredients slowly simmer, and infuse the brisket with yummy flavor.
  7. PLATE/PRESENT
  8. Dress up your tacos in the usual manner, but substitute the brisket for your usual protein. Enjoy.
  9. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Mexican Essentials: Awesome Beef Brisket Tacos

Course/Dish: Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids




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