2000s Recipes + Menus
Grilled Beef and Pork Taquitos
- Active time:2 hr
- Start to finish:2 days (includes marinating meat)
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Accompaniments:sliced radishes; lime wedges
Prepare grill for direct-heat cooking over medium-hot charcoal (medium heat for gas); see “Grilling Procedure.”
Grill cactus paddles, then pork and beef, according to recipes.
Arrange cactus-paddle “hands” on a large platter and decoratively top with grilled meats, cactus-paddle strips, beans, guacamole, sautéed jalapeños and onion, and cheese.
Grill tortillas in batches on grill rack, turning occasionally, until lightly browned in spots but still pliable, about 1 minute per batch. Transfer as grilled to a cloth-lined basket and keep warm.
Serve tortillas with platter of fillings and serve salsa on the side.
- Cactus, pork, beef, and tortillas can be cooked in batches in a lightly oiled hot 2-burner grill pan over medium heat, 15 to 20 minutes per batch for cactus, 2 minutes for pork and beef, 1 minute for tortillas.