Beef Tongue Taco Bites

prep:16 hours to 24 hours
cook:20 minutes
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  • Serves: 5
  • Calories: 8
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 0g
  • Protein: 0g

Serves: 5

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Place the tongue in the slow-cooker, and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
  2. Place shallot, garlic and jalapeno pepper on top of the tongue, and pour just enough water to cover the tongue.
  3. Cook on low for at least 8 hours.
  4. Remove tongue from slow-cooker, and peel the skin from the meat using two forks.
  5. Discard the skin, and shred the meat using the same two forks.
  6. Place shredded meat in a large skillet, and warm meat on medium heat.
  7. Season meat with cumin, smoked paprika, chipotle pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper.
  8. When all spices are evenly distributed, remove from heat and set aside.
  9. To plate the taco bites, place a spoonful of the shredded beef tongue on an endive leaf, and top with organic salsa and cilantro.
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    1. teabagginit
      November 30, -0001
    2. teabagginit
      August 13, 2012

      So good! I wrapped it in chard to make “burritos” it tastes just like shredded beef tacos!

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