Crockpot Short Rib Tacos: Easy With Simple Ingredients

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Short rib tacos slowly cooked in the crockpot for hours to tender cuts of seasoned beef that’s goes perfectly with a tortilla.

Short ribs tacos

Looking to satisfy your craving for a hearty and flavorful meal? Look no further than these mouthwatering crockpot short rib tacos. With their savory and tender meat, these tacos are sure to become an instant favorite. Cooked low and slow in the crockpot, the short ribs become melt-in-your-mouth tender, infusing every bite with rich and indulgent flavors.

The combination of the succulent short ribs with the crispy or soft tortillas and fresh toppings creates a delicious balance of textures and tastes. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply looking to elevate your weeknight dinner game, these tacos are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. They’re a great “dig in” recipe.

Prepare to be blown away by the incredible aromas filling your kitchen as the short ribs cook away for hours, making the anticipation for that first bite even more intense. Serve these tacos with some zesty salsa, creamy guacamole, and tangy lime wedges for a complete and satisfying meal.

How To Make Short Rib Tacos

Ingredients needed

  • Boneless beef short ribs
  • Chipotle in adobo sauce
  • Tomato sauce
  • Galric
  • Tortillas
  • Lime
  • Seasonings (listed below)
Short ribs tacos

Making short ribs tacos using the crockpot

  1. First in a small bowl combine the ingredients for the sauce. Mix everything well.
  2. Now, in the crockpot, add the beef short ribs and pour the sauce around the ribs.
  3. Cover the crockpot with the lid and place on high for 6 hours or low for 8 hours. This is a great all day recipe that you can set and forget it.
  4. Once the time is up the short ribs will be fall-apart tender. Before serving taste for salt and juice the lime into the mix.

Best topping for short rib tacos

These tacos are super flavorful with the meat alone. And in traditional Mexican tacos the meat is the star of the show. Below are some great topping that would pair well:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What other meats can I use?

You’ll need a cut with enough collagen to break down. Great choices would be brisket, chuck roast and pork butt/shoulder.

Bone-in or boneless beef ribs?

It doesn’t matter for this recipe. You also do not need to sear them before hand.

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Short ribs tacos

Crockpot Short Rib Tacos

Short ribs tacos slowly cooked in the crockpot for hours to tender cuts of seasoned beef that's goes perfectly with a tortilla.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 8 serving

Ingredients
 

  • 2 pounds boneless beef short ribs
  • 1 lime, squeezed

Cooking Sauce

  • 15 ounce can of tomato sauce
  • 1-2 chopped chilies from adobo sauce (1 for mild, 2 for spicy)
  • 2 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • First in a small bowl combine the ingredients for the sauce. Mix everything well.
  • Now, in the crockpot, add the beef short ribs and pour the sauce around the ribs.
  • Cover the crockpot with the lid and place on high for 6 hours or low for 8 hours. This is a great all day recipe that you can set and forget it.
  • Once the time is up the short ribs will be fall-apart tender. Before serving taste for salt and juice the lime into the mix.
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