Easy Beef Birria Tacos Recipe

How to Cook

"This was SO GOOD. I'm going to make it again soon." -Amanda


boneless chuck roast  olive oil dried guajillo chiles dried ancho chiles roma tomatoes onion garlic cinnamon stick bay leaf dried oregano cumin seeds dried thyme salt  black peppercorns beef broth


For Tacos corn tortillas onion cilantro Mexican melting cheese  lime wedges


Place a pot over medium-high. Add oil. Season beef with salt and pepper and add to pot. Sear on all sides.

Step 1


Add half of the onion to and cook two minutes. Remove from heat and set aside while you make the sauce.

Step 2


Remove the stems and seeds from the dried chile peppers.

Step 3


In a pot, add the chiles, tomatoes, onion, garlic, cinnamon, and bay leaf. Pour in water to cover all ingredients. 

Step 4


Place on stove over medium-high heat and bring to boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.

Step 5


Add remaining seasonings to the pot. Give it a stir and simmer for 10 minutes more. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Step 6


Strain the contents of the pot over a bowl. Remove the bay leaf and cinnamon stick. Place remaining solids into a blender.

Step 7


Add broth from the sauce into the blender, plus beef broth. Whirl until well blended. 

Step 8


Place the pot with the beef and onion back on the stove at medium heat. Pour the contents of the blender over the beef. 

Step 9


Bring to a simmer, then cover and lower heat. Simmer until meat is tender and shreds easily, about 2½ to 3 hours.

Step 10


Turn off heat, remove beef from the sauce, and shred.

Step 11


Dip a tortilla into the the stew then place it in a heated skillet. Top with beef, cheese, and cilantro.

Step 12


Fold and fry on each side. Remove to a plate and keep warm. Repeat the steps.

Step 13


Serve with the birria stew. Add lime wedges and jalapenos. Top with onion, cilantro and cheese. Enjoy!

Step 14

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