Ingredients

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  • BEEF BIRRIA
  • 3 pound beef chuck roast (see notes)
  • 2 teaspoons salt + more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Ground black pepper + more to taste
  • 10 dried chile de árbol peppers, destemmed and deseeded (see notes)
  • 6 dried guajillo chile peppers, destemmed and deseeded
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 large white onion, quartered
  • Water
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground clove (see notes)
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick

FOR THE TACOS
48 corn tortillas, white or yellow
10 ounces Oaxaca cheese, queso quesadilla cheese or Monterey jack, shredded
Non-stick cooking spray
Chopped cilantro
Diced white onion
Lime wedges

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