Barbacoa is a traditional Mexican dish that involves slow-cooking meat, usually lamb or goat, over an open fire or in a pit. It is a popular dish in many regions of Mexico, and each area has its own unique variation of the dish. While you won’t find goat here at Los Reyes Street Tacos, you will find all of the other authentic components that make this dish one of our customer favorites!
Tradition in cooking techniques.
Barbacoa is a type of Mexican barbecue that typically involves slow-cooking meat over an open fire or in a pit. The meat is seasoned with a generous amount of various spices, such as cumin, garlic, and chili peppers to obtain the unique flavoring. Simmered for several hours, the result is not only full of flavor, but it is so tender that it is easily shredded.
Often served with tortillas and various condiments, like salsa, guacamole, and onions, there are many different variations of barbacoa, with each region in Mexico having its own unique take on the dish. In fact, many regions also enjoy the addition of vegetables like cactus paddles or corn to their version of the barbacoa.
It is often a celebratory meal!
While every culture has its take on cuisine, authentic Mexican food is often held to high standards.Barbacoa, for instance, is often served on weekends or special occasions. As a popular choice for large gatherings or celebrations, it is typically enjoyed with friends and family. Thus, barbacoa takes on an emotional connection to the culture. Often accompanied by other traditional Mexican dishes, such as beans and rice, the meal becomes one that is regarded at the highest level.
It’s good for you, too!
In addition to its delicious flavor, barbacoa is also a great source of nutrients. The slow cooking process helps to retain the meat’s natural juices, which makes it moist and flavorful. The spices used to season the meat also have health benefits, such as helping to reduce inflammation and improve digestion.
Overall, barbacoa is a tasty and nutritious traditional Mexican dish enjoyed by people of all ages. Whether served at a special occasion or a casual gathering with friends and family, barbacoa is sure to be a hit.
Barbacoa at Los Reyes Street Tacos
When it comes to delivering an authentic dining experience, Los Reyes is one of the best. With this in mind, it’s no wonder that our barbacoa street tacos are a customer favorite! Slow cooked pulled pork or beef, simmered in authentic spices are served with flour tortillas with your favorite toppings, fresh cilantro, red onion and lime. Add your choice of homemade sauce and you’ll have yourself one of the best, most memorable meals you’ve had in a long time!
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