Mexican Shredded Beef

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Kendra

I have absolutely no idea where this recipe came from. But I've been using it for a long, long time to make shredded beef for tacos or nachos. I've also used the spice and water mixture to make shredded chicken breasts. This recipe is very, very flexible and amounts can easily be doubled or tripled if needed.

Top Review by MamaDonna

This is delicious and melt in your mouth tender! Added some tomatoes with green chilis and some black beans and cheese to the beef for filling my enchiladas. Family raved! Wonderful recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer about 2 hours or until beef is tender.
  2. Uncover and boil for 15 minutes until water has almost totally evaporated.
  3. Remove from heat and shred using 2 forks.

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