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Spicy Barbacoa Tacos!

Total Time Prep Time: 30 min. Cook Time: 6 hrs. Serves 8 servings

A table with corn tortilla tacos filled with barbacoa meat, cilantro, and red onions
Spicy Barbacoa Tacos

Spicy Barbacoa Tacos is an awesome flavor-packed delight that combines tender, slow-cooked beef with the bold kick of Old Pueblo Poblano Salsa Ranchera as a key ingredient, adds a smoky depth and just the right amount of heat. Each bite is a spicy symphony of savory flavor goodness that will leave your taste buds dancing.


For the Marinade 2 Pounds of Beef (You can use brisket, but it is common to use other meats as well)

Juice from 3 oranges and 2 Limes

1/4 large onion

4 cloves of garlic

2 Tbsp Old Pueblo Poblano Salsa Ranchera

2 Tbsp of black pepper

2 Tbsp of Oregano

Dried Thyme

1 Tbsp of Cumin

1/3 Cup of White Vinegar

To Cook the Meat

2-3 bay leaves

Fresh Thyme

Avocado leaves optional - you can find them in the Hispanic section of your local supermarket

3 cloves of garlic

Salt Pepper, Cumin, and Oregano to taste

10 Guajillo chiles (California chilies).

1/4 Onion

1 Tomato

Juice from 1 orange

Juice from 1 lime

2 tablespoons of white vinegar

For the Tacos

Tortillas (Corn or Flour)


Finely chopped red onions

Finely chopped cilantro


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