Turn your weekly Taco Night into a fiesta with these 6 no-fuss party picks. From pork to chorizo, these Mexican delicacies are quick, tasty and party-approved.
1. Fish Tacos with Creamy Chipotle Slaw
A better-for-you pick, cod fillets (or any firm white fish) lend themselves well to a gentle pan fry. The crisp exterior gives way to a flaky interior that’s enhanced by a spicy Greek yogurt cabbage slaw for a decadent bite without all the calories. Watch how they're made, above!
Get the recipe: Fish Tacos with Creamy Chipotle Slaw
2. Tacos Al Pastor
Ultra tender pork is achieved by slowly cooking the meat to perfection on a trumpo, or an upright rotisserie. No trumpo at home? You’re not alone. Prepare this melt-in-your-mouth taco filling on a grill instead, and serve on a corn tortilla topped with its traditional accompaniments like onions, cilantro, and pineapple.
Get the recipe: Tacos Al Pastor
3. Chorizo and Egg Tacos
Got a bacon, egg and cheese aficionado on your hands? These breakfast-style tacos loaded with spicy Mexican chorizo, fluffy scrambled eggs, and a zippy jalapeno salsa are a spicy cousin to the traditional egg sandwich.
Get the recipe: Chorizo and Egg Tacos
4. Steak Tacos with Black Bean Pico de Gallo
Satisfy the meat enthusiasts with a tried-and-true flank steak taco in 30 minutes or less. A hearty black bean salsa of lime, jalapeno, and garlic comes together in just minutes and any leftovers can be added to mixed greens for tomorrow’s lunch.
Get the recipe: Steak Tacos with Black Bean Pico de Gallo
5. Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Slightly sweet and with a kick of heat to finish, succulent shrimp are bathed in a killer marinade and grilled until they just turn pink. Nestle these plump delights into a warm tortilla and top with grilled pineapple salsa for a touch of sweetness.
Get the recipe: Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
6. Pork Tenderloin Tacos with Salsa Verde
Who says kids are the only ones who like to get a little messy? Let your guests in on the fun with a DIY taco bar. Prepare spice-rubbed pork tenderloin as the base, and serve with a variety of accompaniments. Think: sliced avocado, radishes, cotija cheese, cilantro, salsa verde, and red onions. Go ahead and rack your brain for other options – it’s mere child’s play.
Get the recipe: Pork Tenderloin Tacos with Salsa Verde