Birria - Mexican Birria Recipe from Mexico

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Recipe Ingredients:

4 guajillo chile
4 ancho chile
1 cup hot water
1 pound top round cubed for stew
1 pound baby back ribs cut into 1-inch pieces
2 1/2 quarts water
1 onion
6 garlic cloves
2 fresh Bay Leaves
6 springs thyme
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon Mexican Oregano
Salt and black pepper, to taste

1/2 cup diced onion
2 limes cut into wedges
1/2 cup chopped cilantro

Recipe Instructions:

On hot griddle toast the ancho and gaujillo chile and submerge in hot water. Let chiles sit for 20 minutes. Remove from water and puree in blender with a cup of warm water. Set aside.
In a deep Dutch oven add the beef and ribs, water, onion, garlic cloves. Bring to boil and cook for 1 hour. At this point add the bay leaves, thyme, chile puree, cumin, oregano and salt/pepper simmer for 30 minutes. To make sauce, puree the garlic, vinegar and chile powder in a blender.
Serve the stew in a nice bowl with a sprinkle of onion and cilantro and a squeeze of lime on top. Serve with corn tortillas and some of the sauce on the side as well.

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Enjoy this delicious birria Mexican recipe!

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Product Reviews
Birria - Mexican Birria
4.5 Stars based on 2 Review(s)
Milwaukee, WI
4 Stars

Recipe not complete
November 9, 2012

It looks good but some ingredients that are mentioned in the instructions are not in the ingredients list eg. vinegar, chile powder.

michelle perez
5 Stars

Review for Birria - Mexican Birria
October 5, 2009


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