Easy Chorizo Street Tacos

Background and History:

Chorizo Street Tacos are a flavorful and popular Mexican street food that brings together the bold taste of chorizo sausage and the simplicity of street food. Originating in Mexico, these tacos have become a worldwide sensation, known for their spicy kick and delicious combination of flavors.

Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound fresh chorizo sausage, removed from casings
  • 8 small corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup crumbled queso fresco (or feta cheese)
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Hot sauce, for serving (optional)

Instructions:

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Remove the chorizo sausage from its casings and crumble it into the hot skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until it’s browned and cooked through (about 7-8 minutes).
  • While the chorizo is cooking, warm the tortillas in a separate, dry skillet or in the oven. Keep them warm in a clean kitchen towel.
  • Assemble the tacos: Spoon a generous portion of cooked chorizo onto each tortilla.
  • Top with chopped onions, fresh cilantro, diced tomatoes, and crumbled queso fresco.
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice over each taco, and add hot sauce if you prefer some heat.
  • Serve your Easy Chorizo Street Tacos hot and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: (Per serving, 2 tacos)

  • Calories: 450
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fat: 28g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 4g

Notes:

  • You can customize your tacos with additional toppings like avocado, sour cream, or salsa.
  • Chorizo is available in different levels of spiciness, so choose according to your taste.
  • Use corn tortillas for an authentic street taco experience, or opt for flour tortillas if you prefer.

Allergy Warning:

Please be cautious of any allergies to specific ingredients, especially when it comes to spicy foods or cheese. Always check for individual dietary restrictions and allergies before serving.

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