Jaliscan Birria

A slow cooked Mexican lamb broth

15 mins

1 hr 50 mins


Also works a treat with: 4 chicken legs or large thighs on the bone - remove the bones and shred the meat before frying

Book: Taco Legend Club Recipes (p6)

Goes great with: Cebollas Curtidas (p159) and Tomatillo Salsa (p184) from How to Be a Taco Legend

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Birria is a popular dish from Guadalajara traditionally made with cheap cuts of meat, often goat, mutton or beef which are slow cooked in a broth flavoured with chillies, tomatoes and spices. Serve the meat inside tortillas then dip into the broth before eating!

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15 mins

1 hr 50 mins



Serves 4


Medium Effort

Main Ingredient



Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Dairy Free

Dairy Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste


Meal Taste



Popular Style




  • 500g diced lamb, goat or beef
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tomatoes
  • ½ lime
  • Large saucepan
  • Blender
  • Small frying pan

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