Taco Recipes

Have a fiesta any night with one of our authentic taco recipes. Whether your family loves fish tacos, traditional ground beef tacos, or chicken tacos, these delicious taco recipes will satisfy everyone at the table. We recommend you try them all.

Spicy Buffalo Tacos

Two fresh poblano chile peppers give these tacos kick, while a few hours in your slow cooker ensures the meat is tender and juicy.

Chicken and Bean Tacos

These colorful chicken tacos contain a creamy secret: Canned bean dip adds a hearty dose of spice and Southwestern flavor. It's sure to become your must-have taco topper.

Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw

Juicy grilled shrimp star in this easy taco recipe, while a zesty lime slaw is the perfect supporting player. Great for a busy weeknight, this dinner is on the table in just 35 minutes.

Korean Chicken Tacos

These aren't your average, everyday tacos. A ginger, soy, and chili-garlic sauce gives these chicken tacos an unexpected twist of Korean flavor, and a kimchi topping provides the perfect add-on.

Peruvian-Style Chicken Tacos

These tacos aren't as spicy as some, so they're perfect for those who don't love flaming heat. With ground chicken, potatoes, and dried plums, these tacos make a great hearty meal.

Thai Pork Shredded Tacos with Sriracha Slaw

These slow-cooker tacos are perfect for feeding a crowd. Juicy pork tenderloin makes a delicious filling after a few hours in the slow cooker, and the spicy sriracha slaw on top makes for a mouthwatering bite.

Switch up your basic ground beef and tortilla taco with these crazy-delicious taco ideas. Fold up eggs and sausage in a pancake taco, make a taco shell out of a frozen pizza, these taco twists will have you rethinking the classic Mexican recipe.

5 Things You Never Knew You Could Taco

If classic tacos are starting to bore you, try one of our delicious taco variations, including pizza tacos and chocolate tacos (for dessert).

Fish Tacos with Roasted Tomato Salsa

Use your favorite fish to make these tasty tacos -- cod, halibut, and sea bass are our favorites. Paired with an easy roasted tomato salsa, these yummy tacos are full of flavor.

Sesame Garlic Beef Tacos

The flavor of these tacos will definitely transport you to another part of the world -- soy sauce, sesame oil, and crushed red pepper are the primary seasonings. Pickled cucumbers and red cabbage help take these taco fillings to the next level.

Shredded Pork Tacos

Do you dare mess with a classic? Root beer lends a light sweetness to more traditional, smoky spices in this pork taco recipe. The sweet-and-spicy combo takes shredded pork to delicious new heights. We think it's worth the risk. 

Skirt Steak Tacos with Guacamole and Lime Crema

A good marinade is essential for tasty tacos. Try our lime-chipotle paste for steak that's beyond delicious. To balance the savory flavors, this steak taco recipe is topped with a dollop of refreshing lime crema.

Chorizo-Calabaza Tacos

Try a twist on classic Mexican tacos by transforming some everyday ingredients. Ground pork becomes a uniquely seasoned chorizo with the help of cumin, cinnamon, and oregano. Instead of calabaza squash, we used zucchini. It's just as hearty but easier to find in stores.

Fish Tacos with Lime Sauce

Crunchy cabbage-and-carrot slaw makes these fresh fish tacos even more irresistible. Bright lime juice brings out the savory, coastal flavor of catfish or tilapia, and fresh jalapenos add surprising bursts of heat.

Can't decide between fried or grilled fish tacos? Here's how to prepare both versions!

Fish Tacos, Two Ways

Serve fish tacos tonight, grilled or fried. Here's how.

Steak and Herb Tacos

A spicy chili-garlic rub for the beef gives this authentic taco-stand-style taco its layers of Southwest flavor.

Thai Chicken Tacos

Get the best of the East and West with these global chicken tacos. Cilantro, peanuts, and chili sauce blend with chicken and warm corn tortillas for a bold fusion of Thailand and Mexico.

Mega Beef Tacos with Soft and Crunchy Shells

If you have a hungry table to feed, these big, beefy tacos are worth their weight. A hearty layer of warm refried beans helps wrap flour tortillas around crunchy taco shells. Add Mexican flavor to each bite with a lively blend of cumin, chili powder, and enchilada sauce.

Garlic Shrimp and Crab Tacos with Mango-Chipotle Slaw

Imagine battered shrimp and flaky crab cooked in a cream and wine sauce. Salivating yet? These stunning, Latin-style seafood tacos feature ultra-savory shellfish topped with a fresh and crunchy mango-chipotle slaw.

Pork-Wasabi Tacos

Get in on the taco-truck trend with Asian-inspired tacos. A hoisin sauce marinade and wasabi-laced dressing pair with a napa cabbage slaw for an exotic take on pork tacos.

Mexican Tacos Carnitas

Distinctly Mexican flavors like ground pasilla chile pepper and the earthy citrus taste of coriander bring authenticity to these slow-cooked pork tacos. The melt-in-your-mouth pork is cooked in an orange-and-honey broth, ensuring zing in every bite.

Pork Verde Tacos

We slow-cooked pork roast in a blend of vegetables, chiles, and peppery spices for bold, tender taco meat. Adding green salsa for the last 30 minutes of cooking gives these tacos their name and their fresh, saucy flavor.

Catfish and Slaw Tacos

This quick fish taco recipe features a spicy homemade coleslaw tempered with lime. Cornmeal-crusted catfish adds a fun crunch kids will love.

Baja Fish Tacos

Love fish tacos? Try the coastal creations at home with our irresistibly tangy recipe. Fresh cabbage-and-cilantro slaw freshens the flaky beer-battered fillets.

Easy Garden Tacos

Ready in minutes, these light tacos make the most of garden-fresh vegetables. Grilled chicken breast adds healthy, filling protein, while dried-tomato pesto makes a flavorful taco spread.

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