Lead image for recipe Beef Birria

Beef Birria

Beef braised in a red chili sauce

Recipe is from Serious Eats.

I like to serve it over rice topped with diced white onion and cilantro. It can also be served as a taco in a corn tortilla dipped in the sauce and fried with some cheese.

  • Yield
    2 servings
  • Prep Time
    PT15M
  • Cook Time
    PT4H

Ingredients

  • Meat
    • 4 pounds of beef chuck roast 0
  • Produce
    • 2 plum tomatoes 0
    • 2 tomatillos with husk removed 0
    • 5 cloves of garlic 0
    • 1 yellow onion and optionally additional white onion for serving 0
    • Fresh cilantro for serving 0
  • Pantry
    • 4 cups of boxed chicken broth or broth made from Knorr bouillon 0
    • 3 dried guajillo chilis 0
    • 2 dried California chilis 0
    • 3 dried ├írbol chilis 0
    • 100 grams of achiote paste 0
    • 2 tablespoons of gochujang 0
    • Corn tortillas for serving 0
  • Spices & Seasonings
    • 1/4 teaspoons of cumin seeds 0
    • 2 cloves 0
    • 2 bay leaves 0
  • Staples
    • 1.5 teaspoons of black peppercorns and more ground pepper to taste 0
    • Salt to cover beef and for seasoning to taste 0