Shredded Beef Tacos (Carne Deshebrada)

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Why This Recipe Works

In order to achieve a moist, tender, and richly flavored beef taco filling, we cooked boneless short ribs slowly and gently in a covered Dutch oven over a sauce base of dark beer, vinegar, and dried ancho chiles. In order to maximize browni...

Why This Recipe Works

In order to achieve a moist, tender, and richly flavored beef taco filling, we cooked boneless short ribs slowly and gently in a covered Dutch oven over a sauce base of dark beer, vinegar, and dried ancho chiles. In order to maximize browning during the braise (and skip searing beforehand), we set the meat over thick onion slices to expose more of its exterior to the oven’s heat.

Shredded Beef Tacos (Carne Deshebrada)