Turkey Tacos

I like to start with 2 tacos and then get 4 more

I like to start with 2 tacos and then get 4 more

Tacos are the perfect food. That’s all.

Turkey Tacos

  • 1/2 large onion quartered
  • 3 jalapenos
  • 2 large dried Ancho peppers
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 14 oz can tomatoes
  • juice from one lime
  • 4 cups turkey chopped into small dice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • half a bunch of cilantro stems included
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • olive oil
  • 1 oz tequila (optional)

Put ancho peppers in a two-cup mixing bowl. Cover with boiling water for about 20 minutes or while you finish the rest of your prep. In a blender place jalapenos, onion, cilantro, lime juice, reconstituted anchos, tomatoes and enough of the soaking liquid to blend into a smooth sauce. Pour sauce into a large skillet and bring to a boil. Add turkey and chicken stock and turn down to a simmer. Cook filling until thickened, seasoning with salt, pepper and more cilantro. Drink the tequila while you wait.

About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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5 Responses to Turkey Tacos

  1. Jueseppi B. says:

    Reblogged this on The ObamaCrat™.

  2. ChgoJohn says:

    These are no ordinary tacos. They sound great, Greg.

  3. I wish we had more easy access to turkey in Japan. It’s not a common bird and though you can buy a whole frozen turkey at select supermarkets, you wouldn’t cook that for one. I would love a turkey taco even from a fastfood stand!

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