Tacos de cabeza, Mexican recipe
The recipe for head tacos is one of the best ways to prepare beef or pork head meat.
Usually, they are prepared with the meat of the first animal, whether they are adult cows or calves.
Other common ingredients for the preparation of this dish are the chile guajillo, cloves, onion, garlic and some broth.
Recipe of tacos de cabeza
Today we will learn how to prepare at home one of the classics of the best Mexican taquerias: the head tacos.
Homemade head tacos
How to serve the tacos of head?
If you wish, you can take advantage of part of the cooking time of the head, to advance the ingredients with which you will accompany this meat. Here's what you'll need:
- A bunch of fresh coriander
- Some lemons
- One or two dozen corn tortillas (depending on the size of the the omelette)
- Red or green sauce
- A white or purple onion
To serve the heads, you must do the following:
- Peel and chop the onion in cubes or julienne.
- Wash the cilantro well and chop the leaves, chop the lemons in quarters or eighths.
- Prepare your tortillas and your sauce.
The idea is to arrange these ingredients in individual containers, so that everyone can take their tortillas, fill them with head meat to prepare their tacos, Squeeze the juice of a piece of lemon to season them, and cover them with onion and chopped cilantro, in addition to sauce. You can also decorate with other ingredients, less common, but equally used and delicious, such as pieces of tomato, lettuce strips, pieces of cucumber, avocado strips or slices of jalapeño pepper.
At the time of serving, heat the tortillas by passing them through a pan with a little oil.
Tips for preparing the head studs
- It is important that the liquid in which the head is cooked is well flavored and flavored. That is why it is recommended to add chicken or beef broth. Of course, you always have the option of using buckets of dehydrated broth, but nothing beats a good concentrate and home-prepared broth.
- Obviously, if you have extra liquid from the cooking of the head, use it and use it to prepare something else. Example: beef soup 🙂
- For this recipe, you can also use only the meat of the cheek.
Do you want to make other Mexican dishes? Test:
- Cochinita pibil