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Tacos de suadero

Suadero tacos

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One of the most popular tacos, if not the most popular, in México. And even then, the recipe will differ by region and from one taquero to another.
This is an easy recipe to make suadero at home.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 40 minutes
Servings4 people


  • 500 g beef brisket
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ white or brown onion
  • Olive oil

To serve:

  • 12 corn tortillas preferably from La Tortilleria
  • 2 limes
  • ½ white onion finely chopped
  • ¼ coriander bunch finely chopped
  • Your favourite salsa


  • Place the brisket in a pot, add some oil and cover with water. Add the onion, garlic and salt to taste. Cook over high heat with the lid on for an hour and a half or until the meat is very soft.
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  • Once the meat is done, remove it from cooking and cut it into small pieces.
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  • Heat about two tablespoons of oil in a pan and add the meat, fry over medium heat until it turns a golden colour.
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  • Put the meat in a bowl and use the same pan to reheat the tortillas.
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  • Serve the tacos with a double tortilla and garnished with finely chopped onion and coriander, lime and the salsa of your choice.
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  • ¡Buen provecho!
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