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    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes

    I don’ t know about you, but I can eat tacos every meal, any time, any day. For me, Taco Tuesday doesn’t count. I am more like a Taco-Any-day kind of person.

    Why not? Folded warm tacos, be it flour or corn, hard shell or soft, with any of your favorite, flavorful meat or shrimp or fish. Load them up with endless possibilities of toppings and dressings. These hand held meals are one addictive culinary marvel.

    Assembling a taco is pretty easy and quick affair, making it perfect for easy weeknight meals or entrées for get togethers and parties. Feeding a crowd is never easier when you have a taco station set up. No need to serve or arrange a table.

    When it comes to tacos, there are a wide range of possible flavors and varieties. We are presenting the most delicious and good looking tacos from GypsyPlate and all over the internet in this fun Taco Recipe list. Go through all and plan your next taco night with this amazing compilation.

    1. Mexican Street Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - Mexican street tacos.

    We’re starting this fun taco list with something that you might buy on Mexican streets. It’s an easy, quick taco recipe with skirt steak and a very flavorful marinade. After marinating the meat for a few hours, this cooks quick in a skillet. Now all that remains is to load the tacos with this flavorful meat, diced onion, cilantro and fresh lime juice. Yummm…

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    2. Barbacoa Pork Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - barbacoa pork tacos.

    Now these Barbacoa Pork Tacos happen when you have a fatty chunk of Boston butt in your kitchen. Super easy, Super tasty and Super versatile. Make a huge batch in a crock pot with easy barbacoa sauce and keep those tacos flowing. Great taco recipe to feed the crowds. Make this for your next potluck or get together.

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    3. Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - chili lime shrimp.

    Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa… Sweet and savory, these tacos are so tasty you’ll want to go back for seconds, maybe thirds! And they’re so quick, they just might become a weeknight staple. Whenever you see a mango, think about these colorful tacos!

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    4. Korean Beef Tacos

    Korean Beef Tacos, aka Bulgogi Tacos… Thinly sliced, juicy tender steak marinated then flash cooked and wrapped in tortillas with Asian coleslaw and sriracha aioli. They’re a Flavor Bomb!

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    5. Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - bang bang shrimp.

    This homemade Bang Bang Shrimp is crispy and saucy at the same time. Make this Bonefish Grill Copycat bang bang shrimp and tuck it in your favorite tacos. Here, the shrimp are battered and fried until extra crispy, then tossed in that famous sweet and spicy bang bang sauce. Make this fun amazing treat for your friends and family for your next family get together.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    6. Baja Fish Tacos

    Baja Fish Tacos are soft tortilla shells stuffed with crispy, beer battered cod and topped with pico de gallo and the perfect cilantro ranch dressing. Every bite of the fried fish is bursting with flavor, but is still light and fresh enough for a perfect summer meal! A great taco recipe to try with cod, mahi mahi or halibut

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    7. Ground Beef Tacos

    Who doesn’t love the classic, Tex-Mex style ground beef tacos we grew up eating? They’re one of the easiest and quickest dinners. This is the classic homestyle version we all remember, but made even better with a simple homemade seasoning blend and fresh garlic. These Ground Beef Tacos are made with a deliciously seasoned ground beef filling, served in corn tortillas and finished with all the best toppings. All this on the table under 30 minutes.

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    8. Tacos Gobernador

    Tacos Gobernador, aka Governor’s Tacos!! Have you ever taken a bite into these crazy tasty shrimp tacos? They are irresistibly delicious and messy to start with. They are kind of a cross between a taco and quesadilla, with crunchy inviting bites with ton of melty cheese.

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    9. Chicken Tinga Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - chicken tinga.

    Chicken Tinga… Spicy, saucy, simple, and so fresh. These Chicken Tinga Tacos are made with smoky chipotle chicken, served on warm corn tortillas, and loaded up with your favorite fresh toppings. So flavorful and ready to go in just 20 minutes! This taco recipe is perfect for busy weeknights.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    10. Steak Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - steak tacos.

    Steak Tacos with Chimichurri Sauce – Tender steak cooked to medium-rare perfection, piled up into soft tortillas, and topped with a super easy and fresh chimichurri sauce. Add your favorite taco toppings, and there you go… Dinner is served!! So satisfying and addictively delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    11. Carne Asada Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - carne asada.

    These Carne Asada steak tacos are loaded with juicy grilled steak packed into warm tortillas and topped with tangy fresh tomato salsa, a light drizzle of sour-cream and lime. These delicious tacos are bursting with flavor and texture and are made in under 30 minutes with just a few fresh ingredients.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmedelicious

    12. Barbacoa Beef Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - barbacoa beef.

    Barbacoa is an authentic Mexican dish where beef, goat or pork is seasoned with dried chilies and spices and slowly cooked until tender and juicy. This flavorful meat is deliciously seasoned and cooked low and slow until perfectly tender. Layer it in tortillas with all your favorite toppings for a crave-worthy dinner!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    13. Seared Scallop Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - scallop tacos.

    Are you looking for a little “outside the box” taco recipe? Wrap your tacos around some buttery scallops! These spicy Seared Scallop Tacos with a savory cilantro-filled pineapple salsa are the perfect party food for Cinco de Mayo – with a twist!

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor

    14. Easy Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - easy chicken tacos.

    These tacos are your answer when you crave tacos and want to keep it simple. Chicken is seasoned with a simple spice rub made up of chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano and garlic powder. It cooks up fast in the skillet and gets diced up into bite-size pieces. Then it goes in warm tortillas along with desired toppings like pico de gallo, diced avocado, cilantro and freshly squeezed lime juice. A simple, yet perfect chicken taco recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    15. Mexican Pork Carnitas Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - pork carnitas.

    Carnitas is braised pork that has been chopped into small pieces or shredded. The meat is super flavorful and tender with lots of magical crispy bits. These carnitas tacos are super easy with only 10 minutes of prep time and you use all your pantry staples. Learn how to make authentic Pork Carnitas tacos following this easy step-by-step taco recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ theendlessmeal

    16. Baked Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - baked chicken tacos.

    This is a hard taco shell recipe where flat bottomed taco shells are loaded with seasoned cooked and shredded chicken, cheese and salsa. The perfect easy dinner for a busy day! These baked chicken tacos are an easy dinner that the family is sure to love, with minimal effort on your part. This is the best way to make tacos for a crowd too. Think how easy it is to make your next party entrée.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    17. Caramelized Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - carmelized pork.

    These tacos are divine… Thin strips of caramelized pork tucked into soft corn tortillas along with fresh cucumber pineapple cilantro salsa and finished with a chili mayo sauce over the top. They are going to be polished off very fast.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    18. Mexican Street Corn Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - Mexican street corn tacos.

    Marinated grilled chicken with a homemade street corn salsa, fresh avocado, cotija cheese, and spiced Mexican crema. These tacos will become a family favorite in no time at all! You are going to love the Mexican street corn salsa flavors in this one, along with juicy, moist chicken chunks.

    Get the Recipe @ modernhoney

    19. Southwestern Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - southwestern chicken.

    Put these Southwestern Crockpot Chicken Tacos on your meal plan. They are so easy to make with just 6 ingredients, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been making them all along! You know what’s the best part, besides being so delicious? It’s that easy “dump and go” slow cooker recipe that will make dinner for you with just a few minutes of prep time.

    Get the Recipe @ savorynothings

    20. Breakfast Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - breakfast tacos.

    How about you start your day with tacos? Any taco lover would vouch for this, big time. These healthy breakfast tacos have delicious, perfectly scrambled, eggs with arugula and peppers over warm tortillas along with yummy tomato salsa. Don’t forget a few slices of avocado and you have a taco start of the day…

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    21. Salmon Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - salmon tacos.

    I love to eat my fish in tacos. These Salmon Tacos are our favorite. Tender chipotle-spiced salmon topped off with a cool, creamy avocado slaw, all wrapped up in a fluffy, warm tortilla. So so delicious. Next time you plan a salmon dinner, go the taco way.

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    22. Navajo Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - Navajo tacos.

    Easy and delicious Navajo tacos are made with a thick and soft fry bead then layered with tasty taco toppings. A delicious family friendly meal that you can add all of your favorite toppings to! This is a very unique taco recipe if you want something new.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    23. Tacos Al Pastor

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - al pastor.

    This recipe for Tacos al Pastor is tender pork in a sweet and savory marinade that is grilled to perfection. The tacos are topped with grilled pineapple, red onion and cilantro for a unique meal that’s perfect for when those taco cravings hits hard.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    24. Hawaiian Huli Huli Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - huli huli chicken.

    Looking for some new ideas for tacos? Try these Hawaiian Huli Huli chicken tacos. Huli Huli is traditionally a grilled chicken with a sweet and salty tropical marinade made with pineapple juice, soy sauce, ketchup and a few other seasonings. Grill the chicken and load the tacos along with a fresh pineapple, mango, and avocado salsa for dinner. Now that sounds great for a chicken taco recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ asimplepantry

    25. Easy Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - easy fish tacos.

    Another great fish taco recipe. What you are digging in here? Fish that is nice, tender, flaky and full of spicy flavor, warm flour tortillas and garlic lime slaw… All yum. This taco recipe is great for mahi mahi, snapper, halibut, flounder and grouper.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    26. Roasted Veggie Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - veggies tacos.

    An easy vegetarian tacos recipe filled with easy roasted cauliflower, roasted sweet potatoes, black beans and topped with a vegan chipotle lime cashew crema. These roasted sweet potato + cauliflower tacos are totally weeknight-friendly, made in 40 minutes or less, making this the perfect vegetarian taco recipe for meatless nights.

    Get the Recipe @ playswellwithbutter

    27. Instant Pot Sriracha Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - sriracha tacos.

    These Instant Pot Sriracha Chicken Tacos are a fast, healthy meal idea made in the pressure cooker and served with a delicious mango and avocado salsa! Busy weeknights can be fun taco nights too.

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor

    28. Beer Battered Fish Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - beer battered fish.

    Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Asian Slaw… Flour tortillas stuffed with crispy, golden, tender, beer battered cod and topped with toasty, crunchy, fresh coleslaw! Another fish taco recipe nailed.

    Get the Recipe @ showmetheyummy

    29. Jamaican Jerk Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - jerk chicken.

    These Jamaican Jerk Chicken Tacos that are made with homemade jerk seasoning. The chicken is grilled, cubed and put into tacos along with a tangy, spicy and sweet mango salsa. You’ll love these new tropical flavors in your tacos.

    Get the Recipe @ littlespicejar

    30. Thai Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - Thai chicken.

    Who says tacos can only have Mexican flavors? These Thai Chicken Tacos with Peanut Sauce are easy to make and they are packed with flavor! They’re made with lightly charred, seasoned grilled chicken and crisp, thinly sliced fresh vegetables and a rich and creamy peanut sauce. So much flavor in every single bite!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    31. Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - salsa verde chicken.

    This salsa verde chicken is cooked in a slow cooker and is bursting with flavors. All you need to do is throw all the ingredients for chicken in the crock and cook. When ready, shred the chicken and load it in warm tortillas of your choice. Top off with crumbled cotija cheese, fresh cilantro, avocado slices and your favorite hot sauce! Voila… an easy dinner served!!

    Get the Recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

    32. Crockpot Chicken Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - crockpot chicken.

    Crock Pot Chicken Tacos are an easy family favorite meal! A handful of ingredients tossed into the slow cooker makes the most tender, flavorful chicken for tacos. All you need is chicken breasts, salsa, tomatoes and seasoning and let the slow cooker do all of the work. Before serving, shred the chicken and enjoy with your favorite toppings. It’s that easy!

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    33. Chicken Wonton Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - wonton tacos.

    Have you heard of wonton tacos before? These Applebee’s Chicken Wonton Tacos are filled with honey-garlic chicken, sweet chili sauce and zesty Asian slaw stuffed into crispy wonton shells. Now impress your friends and family with this new culinary delicious marvel.

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor

    34. Double Decker Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - double decker tacos.

    You get the best of both worlds with double decker tacos! Each one starts with a flour tortilla layered with beans ,then inside there’s a crispy beef taco filled with all your favorite taco toppings. Incredible, aren’t they?

    Get the Recipe @ lifeinthelofthouse

    35. Birria Tacos

    The 35 BEST Taco Recipes - birria tacos.

    We’re rounding up this fabulously fun list with these EPIC tacos… Birria Tacos!!! This birria taco recipe is made with tender and flavorful birria beef, which is loaded into broth-dipped corn tortillas with cheese, fried until crispy, then dunked in birria broth or consommé for a delicious finish. Hmmm… these dunking tacos. I bet once you try them, you will come back to these again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ coopcancook

    Oh my, so many tacos… so many flavors… Those Mexican nights suddenly look so inviting and promising. Make these tacos with whatever you have on hand. There are plenty to choose from on long list of taco recipes.

    Pin or bookmark these tacos so you know where they are when those taco cravings hit hard… Make them for your busy nights or your company nights or some fun family nights…

    Taco recipes.

    The 35 BEST Tacos (Easy and Delicious)

    Yield: 6 servings
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 10 minutes
    Total Time: 15 minutes

    This great collection of Taco Recipes will give you plenty of fun and easy dinner ideas when that taco craving hits!


    • corn tortillas
    • flour tortillas
    • meat
    • veggies
    • salsa
    • cheese


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