National Taco Day - My Fave Recipe For Chorizo Tacos #ThisGirlCooks


It's not Taco Tuesday... but it's National Taco Day. Now there's plenty of places in New England I love to get a good taco, but my fave to make at home is really easy - the chorizo taco!

First off you need to fry up some corn tortillas - use olive oil or avocado oil in a fry pan and heat it up (remember olive oil heats up faster so don't use a high heat - medium should suffice)

As for the chorizo ... find yourself some good links and cut the meat out of the casing - brown up in a fry pan. I typically will get links from a butcher if I can - snag either chorizo or anything labeled mexican sausage.

For toppings...

Cilantro if it doesn't taste like soapy water to you

Shred/crumble up some cojita or queso fresco cheese

Lime to drizzle over

AND if you wanna get real fancy - I have a quick Mexican Corn off the Cobb recipe too

1 frozen bag of corn ...I don't recollect the brand, but there is a frozen type that's "Fire Roasted" corn. Use that if you can. 

- Cook the corn up and set aside.

- In a large bowl stir together a spoonful of mayo some of the cotija or queso fresco (as you like), 1/2 jalapeno diced (if you want an extra kick), chopped cilantro (if it's not soapy to you), dash of cayenne pepper.

Once you've mixed the above ingredients take a lime that you've cut in half and squeeze the juices from each half into the bowl and mix. 

Now you're ready to stir in the corn & refrigerate until it cools down. Sprinkle with smoked paprika and chili powder when you're ready to serve. 


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