Ground Sirloin/Pork Tacos with Homemade Corn Tortillas
- 1 Pound-Ground Sirloin
- 1 Pound-Ground Pork
- 1 Each-Beer
- 1 1/2 Tablespoon-Ground Cumin
- 2 Teaspoons-Ground Ancho Chili Pepper
- ¼ Teaspoon-Ground Chipotle Pepper-or cayenne
- 1 Tablespoon-Smoked Paprika-or regular paprika
- 1 Teaspoon-Ground Ginger
- 2 Teaspoons-Kosher Salt
- 1 Teaspoon-Ground Black Pepper
- 2 Teaspoons-Dry Oregano
- 1 ½ Tablespoons-Masa Harina
Place in a bowl and mix until well combined.
Tortillas (you will need a tortilla press to make)
- 2 Cups-Masa Harina
- 1 Cup-water
- 1 Tablespoon-Kosher Salt
- Place both meats in a pan over medium high heat and cook while breaking into small pieces.
- Once meat is cooked through, drain of grease by placing in a colander for at least 5 minutes.
- Wipe out any residual grease from the pan and add meat back into pan over medium heat.
- Add 2-3 Tablespoons of Taco seasoning to meat and mix well to combine.
- Add beer to pan, mix well, lower heat and cook until liquid and seasoning thicken, about 10-15 minutes.
- Keep meat warm while making tortillas.
- Warm an iron skillet over medium heat and line a plate with a clean kitchen towel.
- Mix masa harina with salt, slowly add the water until a soft/slightly sticky dough form.
- If dough seems to dry to pack add a little water at a time until it is soft and easy to form into a ball.
- Divide dough into 12 equal portions and roll into a ball.
- Place one ball of dough on a piece of plastic wrap and another on top.
- Gently press ball to slightly flatten and place in tortilla press.
- Fold over top part of press and use handle to compress the dough into a tortilla.
- Gently remove one side of plastic from raw tortilla while holding in one hand.
- Gently flip over to other hand, remove second piece of plastic and place directly into warm skillet.
- Cook until slightly charred on one side, about 45 seconds, flip and repeat.
- Place on towel, cover to keep warm while repeating with remaining dough.
- Assemble by placing some of the seasoned meat in a warm tortilla.
- Top with cheese, lettuce, tomato, avocado, jalapeno, sour cream or other condiments and serve.