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Mixiote Tacos

3h 15 mins
1h 35 mins
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Making homemade mixiote tacos will take time but it will be worth it, as this recipe to prepare the meat with the distinctive mixiote marinade is very easy to follow. In addition, you will not only learn how to make these classic street tacos, but you can also accompany them with consommé made at the same time that the meat is cooked. These tacos are made without an oven, as you will occupy a steamer and you will have a soft lamb meat.


8 portions
  • 6 guajillo chilies, for the marinade
  • 2 tablespoons pequin pepper, for the marinade
  • 1/4 onions, roast for marinade
  • 2 cloves garlic, roasts for marinade
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, whole for the marinade
  • 1/3 rajas cinnamon, for the marinade
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, for the marinade
  • 1 cup chicken soup, for the marinade
  • enough salt
  • enough black pepper
  • 1 kilo lamb shoulder
  • 4 cups Water, for the consomme
  • 1 cup chickpea, for the consomme
  • 1/2 cups carrot, for the consomme
  • 1 teaspoon pequin pepper, for the consomme
  • 1/4 cups onion, filleted for consomme
  • enough banana leaves
  • 3 Hoja santa leaves
  • enough vegetal oil
  • corn tortillas
  • enough onion, To accompany
  • enough coriander, To accompany
  • enough lemon, To accompany
  • enough avocado, To accompany


For the marinade, blend the guajillo pepper with the piquin pepper, the onion, the garlic, the cumin, the cinnamon, the oregano, the chicken broth, and season with salt and pepper.
Pour the marinade over the pork and marinade shoulder for 1 hour. Reservation.
In a pot, pour the water, add the chickpeas, carrots, chili pepper, onion, place a steamer and on top, banana leaf, holy leaf, marinated meat and completely wrapped. Cook for 90 minutes over medium heat.
Cut the meat finely and cook in a pot over medium heat with oil; Season with salt if necessary.
Serve the consommé and prepare the tacos accompanied by onion and cilantro.


On a plate, accompanied by consomme, onion and cilantro.


Since lamb meat is high in fat, you can make mixiots leaner if you add beef fillet.

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Ana Garcia
17/05/2020 20:14:51

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