Recipe: Appetizing Lengua tacos

Lengua tacos. * Bottled or canned salsa verde can be found in the Hispanic section of markets. The recipe I am going to share today is for beef tongue tacos, or "tacos de lengua." In Mexico, there are many recipes that use the less commonly-consumed cuts of meat, such as beef tripe, beef tongue, oxtails, and cheek meat. Lengua Tacos (beef tongue) get a really bad rap.

Lengua tacos Recipes and stories for everything but the oink. While my regular recipe for tacos de lengua is more traditional, where you chop the tongue then finish it with some lard in a frying pan, in this version, the tongue tacos are grilled over a hot fire first, then chopped and served. Something about the kiss of flame and a bath in mesquite smoke really makes these. You can cook Lengua tacos using 7 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Lengua tacos

  1. Prepare 1 of big cow tongue.
  2. You need 2 head of garlic.
  3. Prepare 1 of onion.
  4. Prepare 1 tbsp of cumin.
  5. It's 1 tbsp of salt.
  6. You need 1 of tortillas.
  7. It's 1 bunch of chopped cilatro, radishes, mint, & onion. add lemon, salt and your favorite salsa for taco toppings.

For those of you that have never made "tacos de lengua " make sure you peel off the outer layer of skin before you shred the meat! When I bought the tongue at the store he said "that's just for you.". Pues yo sí; de lengua me como un taco y hasta dos! Que rico Mely y se ve muy fácil de preparar.

Lengua tacos step by step

  1. 1. Put water to boil in a big pot enough to cover the tongue. Leave to boil for 30 mins..
  2. 2. While water is boiling rinse tongue with water rubbing with a lemon or orange til there's no blood showing when you squeeze it..
  3. 3. Once water is ready add garlic, onion, cumin, and salt..
  4. 4. After 15 mins add tongue..
  5. 5. You can either leave it cooking for a whole night on low flame or for 3 on high then lowering to med flame after its half way done..
  6. 6. To make sure it's ready slide knife through if it easily goes through its done. Take out to peel outer layer of tongue and cut in small chunks. However you prefer. Serve with tortilla when heated sprinkle on them for better taste if their yellow tortillas: ).

Yo nunca la he preparado porque, ya sabes, en casa se come muy poca carne, pero me encanta. Así que me voy a comer lengua a casa de mi mamá cada vez que ella la prepara. Ay, pero esos tacos me están sacando el hambre! A true dump and go recipe. Slow cooker lengua, also known as beef tongue, is a surprisingly tender meat.

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