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Lamb's Head Tacos

A beautiful, full flavored onctuous taco celebrating life

A beautiful, full flavored onctuous taco celebrating life

Notes

For recipes for pickled Vidalia onions go to my recipe online at:

Ingredients

Lamb Head

  • 1 Lamb Head
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 Vidalia Onion
  • 2 Celery ribs
  • 2 Guarillo Peppers
  • 6 sprigs fresh Oregano
  • 1 Orange
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 64 Ounces Water

Assembling the Tacos

  • 16 Corn Torilla
  • 4 Ounces Cotija Cheese
  • 1 Cup Charred Green Garlic Remoulade Sauce
  • 1 jar Pickled Vidalia Onion
  • 1 Jalapeno, chopped

Directions

Lamb Head

Put all the ingredients in a pan and covered.
Bring to a boil, then cook slow in an oven at 170 degrees for 12 hours.
Remove all meat from skull, reserve.
Strain liquid into blender. Add Guarillo peppers and puree till smooth.
Reduce liquid till thick. Pour over meat.
Adjust seasoning and eat.

Assembling the Tacos

I served my tacos on corn tortillas warmed straight on a gas burner till lightly charred and burnt. I topped them with grated Cotija Mexican cheese, pickled sweet onions and a charred green garlic pickle remoulade sauce. Pure heaven!

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving795
Total Fat34g53%
Sugar41gN/A
Saturated16g82%
Cholesterol50mg17%
Protein26g52%
Carbs114g38%
Vitamin A379µg42%
Vitamin B120.9µg15.7%
Vitamin B61mg66%
Vitamin C117mg100%
Vitamin D0.1µgN/A
Vitamin E2mg8%
Vitamin K37µg46%
Calcium440mg44%
Fiber15g60%
Folate (food)250µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)212µg53%
Iron5mg27%
Magnesium216mg54%
Monounsaturated12gN/A
Niacin (B3)9mg46%
Phosphorus724mg100%
Polyunsaturated3gN/A
Potassium1862mg53%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg31.8%
Sodium544mg23%
Thiamin (B1)0.9mg59%
Zinc4mg28%