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Birria de Res with Chipotle

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Calientes birria de carne de res cooked with dried chiles accompanied by salsa, mainly with ancho chili, garlic, onion, clove, vinegar, cumin and sesame seeds. A classic dish of Mexican food that you can prepare at home.
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10 portions
  • 4 cups Water
  • 6 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 ancho chili peppers, dry, roasted, deveined and seedless
  • 4 dried guajillo chili peppers, roasted, deveined and seedless
  • 8 cloves garlic, Roasted with shell
  • 1/2 onions, grilled
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, roast
  • 20 black pepper, grilled
  • 4 whole cloves, roast
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 cups white vinegar
  • 1 kilo beef, with bone, washed and cut in medium cubes
  • 2 cups Pure Natural Tomato Puree®
  • 2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 1/2 cups white onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cups fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 20 corn tortillas


Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
Blend the chipotles, broad chiles, guajillo chili, garlic without peel, white onion, cumin, pepper, clove, oregano and white vinegar. Reservation.
In a baking dish add the beef, the previous preparation and let it marinate for 5 hours.
Once marinated, cover with aluminum foil and bake for 4 hours until the meat is soft.
Once the meat is well cooked, reserve the cooking juices and add them to a pot, add the Del Fuerte® Natural Tomato Puree, cook for 10 minutes and season the preparation with the grain salt.
Serve, serve with tortillas, lemon, onion and cilantro.


Serve in a clay dish with lemons, onions and cilantro to accompany. You can not miss blue or white corn tortillas.


The birria can be hot or dry depending on where it is prepared, the original recipe is goat meat but you can use another type of protein such as sheep, lamb, chicken, pork or veal. Traditionally it is a festive dish to celebrate weddings or baptisms birthdays.

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Ratings (11)
Elizabeth Muñoz
06/09/2020 09:38:23
Muy buenas recetas
Jose R Lara
10/01/2020 21:36:49
Perfecta 😋
Walter Galleta
05/04/2019 20:15:06
Lleva ajonjolí? lo menciona en la introducción pero no está entre los ingredientes.
Inés romero
23/12/2018 14:20:45
Bonilla Yliann
08/11/2018 20:24:35
Simplemente delicioso 😋 😋
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