TACOS DE LENGUA
Slowly braised beef tongue..
slightly crispy served on Tacos, in Burritos or our Quesadillas..
Tacos de lengua are a traditional Mexican dish consisting of beef tongue that is cooked until tender, sliced, and then served in tortillas as tacos. Lengua translates to “tongue” in Spanish, and this particular type of taco showcases the use of beef tongue as the main ingredient.
To prepare tacos de lengua, the beef tongue is typically simmered or braised for several hours until it becomes tender and easily sliceable. After cooking, the tongue is peeled to remove the outer layer, which reveals the tender and flavorful meat underneath. The tongue is then sliced into thin pieces and often sautéed or grilled briefly to add a crispy exterior.
Tacos de lengua are typically served in warm tortillas and can be accompanied by various toppings and condiments such as diced onions, cilantro, salsa, guacamole, and lime wedges. The texture of lengua is often described as tender, juicy, and slightly chewy, with a rich and savory flavor.
Although the idea of eating beef tongue might be unfamiliar to some, tacos de lengua are highly regarded for their unique taste and texture. They are a popular option in Mexican cuisine, particularly among those who enjoy exploring different flavors and experiencing the richness of traditional dishes.