Total Time
8hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 8 hrs

The outcome of this recipe is shredded meat that you can use in place of regular ground beef taco meat. This is a really good Mexican recipe that I got from a friend. I usually serve it shredded as burritos. I've also used chicken in place of the beef and it turned out really good.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Season roast with salt and pepper.
  2. Sear on all sides in oil in skillet (optional).
  3. Place in slow cooker.
  4. Mix together remaining ingredients except water, and spoon over meat.
  5. Pour water down along the sides of the crock pot (so as not to wash off the topping) until roast is 1/3 covered.
  6. Cover.
  7. Cook on high 6 hours.
  8. Reduce to low 2-4 hours, until meat falls apart.
  9. Thicken sauce with flour if you like.
  10. Serve in tacos, burritos, or your favorite Mexican dish.

Reviews

(2)
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WOW. This was absolutely terrific. used a blade roast and also just 1/4 cup hot sauce. Interestingly it seemed wildly hot as i tasted when it had cooked 6 hours but actually the heat level when shredded was lower. Still a good bite though. Will be saving the leftovers in freezer bags to use for burritos, tacos etc. Great recipe. Pic to follow bc i ate my dinner so fast :)

MarraMamba September 18, 2007

Great recipe! We love Mexican and this meat can be used in so many different ways. I had to tame the heat a little though, too spicy for my little ones. I used only 1/4 cup hot sauce and it still tastes great. Thanks!

Rose Forget July 22, 2003

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