Yo Quiero Taco Shell: 17 Truly Tasty Taco Recipes
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Yo Quiero Taco Shell: 17 Truly Tasty Taco Recipes

Everyone loves tacos. They’re crunchy, sweet, spicy, tangy and satisfying. And if your current favorite tacos are from a local food cart, they won’t be for much longer. Not after you check out these 17 street taco recipes that you can cook in your very own kitchen. (Hint: They taste even better with a margarita). Go loco in the cocina, and you just might be opening your very own taco truck in no time.

1. Baja Fish With Pomegranate and Grapefruit: Sweeten up your fried fish tacos by adding grapefruit segments and pomegranate seeds. (via Half Baked Harvest)

2. Grilled Steak With Cilantro Chimichurri: The fresh chimichurri sauce in this recipe is what makes it so unique. Don’t eat meat? Replace the steak with spice-rubbed tofu. (via Feasting at Home)

3. Shredded Chicken: Easy homemade corn tortillas are the perfect vehicle for the clean and fresh ingredients in this yummy chicken taco. (via Sass and Veracity)

4. California Street Tacos: This simple street taco recipe will take you right to the streets of sunny Californ-I-A. (via Creole Contessa)

5. Korean Style With Kogi BBQ Sauce: Talk about a flavor explosion. This taco is sweet, tangy and spicy. What more could you ask for? (via Steamy Kitchen)

6. Simple Beef: The sweet topping on these simple beef tacos is a handful of roasted sweet potatoes! (via Bev Cooks)

7. Grilled Zucchini: Who needs meat when you’ve got veggie tacos this good? (via Spoon Fork Bacon)

8. Flat Iron Steak: A quick and easy recipe that’ll have all the meat-and-potato lovers out there drooling. (via Martha Stewart)

9. Asian Salmon: Go multicultural with this part-Asian, part-Mexican salmon taco. (via Heather Christo)

10. Spicy Shrimp With Southwest Avocado Sauce: These colorful and flavorful shrimp tacos with creamy cabbage slaw pack a punch and a crunch! (via Fabtastic Eats)

11. Chicken Street Tacos: This recipe proves that radishes and feta are unbelievably tasty as essential taco toppings. (via Eat Live Run)

12. Spring Vegetable With Cauliflower Tortillas: These vegetable tacos are almost too beautiful to eat. Did we mention they’re grain-free? Because they are. (via Roost)

13. Fried Egg Breakfast Tacos: Add bacon and a fried egg to anything, and we’ll eat it. Especially when it’s in a taco. (via Honestly Yum)

14. Crockpot Sweet Pork: Slow-roasted pulled pork means you can pretty much set it and forget it. But trust us, you’ll be thinking about it all day. (via Design Eat Play)

15. Soft Shell Squash: The recipe for these mouthwatering farm stand tacos comes with a playlist. No joke. But the real knockout when you click over is the homemade tortillas. (via Happy Yolks)

16. Seared Scallops With Green Chile Chutney: Jeffrey Saad, the host of United Tastes of America (and the runner-up in season five of Food Network Star), created this interesting taco recipe using seared scallops and a sweet and spicy chutney. (via The New Potato)

17. The Homesick Texan Carnitas: Everything’s bigger in Texas. And you better believe that the taste in these tacos could fill a 10-gallon hat. (via Smitten Kitchen)

How do you take your tacos? Tell us your favorite way to eat the traditional Mexican dish in the comments!