Chipotle Adobo Tacos with Oxtail

These Chipotle Adobo Tacos made with Oxtail will have you licking the plate for the last drop! The delicious sauce is smooth, and it enhances the Oxtail flavors. Indeed, oxtail tacos are a delicious thing!

SERVINGS

4 people

COURSE

Main Course, Tacos

TOTAL TIME

1 hr

CUISINE

Mexico

– Place the RUMBA® oxtail pieces, onion, garlic, and bay leaf in a Dutch oven or soup pot, then cover with 8 cups of water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cook until the meat is tender and you can remove the bones effortlessly.

Instructions

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– While the meat is cooking, roast the guajillo peppers and the garlic clove over a skillet over medium heat. The guajillo peppers will be ready in a matter of seconds; remove them when you see that they start changing color and releasing their aroma.

Instructions

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– Place guajillo peppers in a bowl with warm water to soak for 20 minutes.

Instructions

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– Roast the tomatoes in the same skillet; turn to have an even roasting (this step will take 5-6 minutes). Once they are ready, chop and place in your blender along with the roasted garlic and chipotle pepper, just make sure to remove the garlic’s charred skin.

Instructions

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– Drain the peppers and place in your blender with the tomatoes, garlic, cumin, oregano, and ½ cup of the oxtail cooking broth or water. Process until you have a sauce with a beautiful texture.

Instructions

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– Heat lard or oil in a medium-size skillet, add the onion slices and fry until transparent. Pour the sauce in and simmer for about 8 minutes.

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