GROCERY LIST: Barbacoa

Updated: Jan 17



Pairing Natural Villain (Goose Island) or a Czech or German pilsner


Serves 8 to 10

2 large banana leaves

3 pounds beef cheeks

Kosher salt

Freshly ground pepper

Vegetable oil

Chile sauce (ingredients below)

1½ cups water

12 ounces pale ale


To serve: corn tortillas + white onion (finely chopped) + cilantro (chopped) + lime wedges

CHILE SAUCE

4 dried chiles (mix of guajillo + ancho)

4 garlic cloves

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

1 tablespoon brown sugar

2 teaspoons kosher salt

1 canned chipotle chile en adobo

1 teaspoon oregano

2 cinnamon sticks (or 1 teaspoon ground)

1½ cups water.


Recipe: Barbacoa