Taco Recipes for a Mexican Fiesta

Corn tortillas or flour? Mexican-inspired flavors or a little twist on tradition? Whatever your taco style, you’ll find all the recipes you need for you next fiesta.

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Baja Style Fish Tacos

Marcela shares this family favorite: an authentic Baja-style beer-battered fish taco served with a fiery, fresh tomatillo salsa and lemon cream sauce.

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Make Your Own Tacos Bar

Rachael makes a chipotle turkey taco filling as well as a pork and bell pepper filling so guests can pick their taco pairings.

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Pulled Pork Tacos

For her top-rated pulled pork tacos, Giada browns a pork roast and slow cooks it along with onion, garlic, chipotle and adobo sauce, beer and orange zest. Shred the pork and toss it back in the slow cooker for an easy meal fit to feed a crowd.

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Taco Cones

Traditional tacos, while delicious, can be messy to eat. These taco cones are crisp, compact, fun for a party and kid-friendly, since the filling stays put in the cone as you eat. Line the shells up at your next taco bar!

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Healthy Grilled Chipotle Pork Tacos

A quick and spicy lime marinade brings the zing to these pork-and-avocado tacos.

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Chicken Tinga Tacos

Pickled shallots and red onions complement the spicy adobo chipotles in Valerie’s five-star chicken tinga tacos.

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Birria Tacos

You'll need a few types of chilis, including ancho and pasilla, for Marcela's short-rib tacos with pickled red onions.

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Tacos Carne Asada

Marinated flank steak plus pico de gallo, guacamole and queso fresco complete Tyler's 5-star tacos.

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Red Chile Short Rib Tacos

Bobby browns and then shreds bone-in beef short ribs for his decadent tacos.

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Coffee-Rubbed Fish Tacos

Ground coffee beans and a creamy avocado-lime sauce are the key to Trisha’s take on fish tacos.

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Wine-Braised Pork Tacos

Melissa's tacos use budget-friendly pork and bacon, cooked in a Dutch oven and then served on a soft tortilla with a crunchy fennel slaw.

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Shrimp Tacos with Mango Slaw

These tacos take on an Asian flavor from sriracha or Asian chile sauce before being topped with a mango slaw.

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Instant Pot Taco

Everyone's favorite night of the week just got easier. The Instant Pot is the perfect tool for when you've forgotten to defrost your ground beef ahead of time.

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Brisket Tacos With Red Cabbage

Cook Alex's brisket with spices like chili powder and paprika before serving with refreshing red cabbage.

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Al Pastor Tacos with Pineapple-Jalapeno Salsa

Guy tops his spicy al Pastor tacos with a fresh salsa made with all the fixings: pineapple, onion, cilantro, jalapeño and lime juice.

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Double Crunch Fried Chicken Tacos

Double down on your dinner's crunch factor by wrapping classic hard taco shells with fried chicken. Triple-dipping the chicken in a seasoned cornstarch mixture creates an extra-crispy crust.

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Crackling Fish Tacos with Chipotle Tartar Sauce

Use red snapper or any flaky whitefish for this fried favorite that's topped with an adobo-infused tartar sauce.

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Jackfruit Tacos

Who said taco night can’t be meatless? Katie Lee swaps the usual beef or chicken for frozen jackfruit, and this tropical fruit’s meaty texture will impress even the biggest carnivores in your crowd.

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