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Traditional "Alambre" Tacos Easy Recipe

Today we are going to prepare a classic of Mexican taquerías, the "alambre" with cheese. This dish is very easy and it is delicious. Alambre is meat cut into cubes, an equivalent to skewers that can be cooked or a kind of stew. This quick recipe for Tacos de Alambre can be prepared over the stove or on your grill using a heavy skillet.

These tacos are popular in Mexico City and the central states of the country.

Mexican Fajitas Alambre with Cheese

The best part is that you can adapt the recipe to your personal choice of meat; some people use chicken or even Nopalitos to make these tacos, and the results are still absolutely delicious. It is a winning combination of flavors that thanks to the cheese will reach an indescribable creaminess.

Take note of this recipe for beef Alambre with cheese, you will bring to your table the best of Mexico.


(Serves 4 people)

  • 500 gr of Top Sirloin cut into cubes

  • ½ Lime

  • 6 slices of Bacon cut into ½-in pieces

  • ½ medium-size white onion chopped

  • 1-¼cupred and green peppers chopped

  • 200gr of Oaxaca Cheese

  • 12 corn tortillas

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place chopped meat in a bowl. Squeeze the lime juice over the meat and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  2. Place skillet over medium-high heat. Once the skillet is really hot, start cooking the bacon. Cook until the bacon has started to release its fat and turning light brown around the edges.

  3. Add the steak to the skillet with the bacon and cook. Now, stir in the chopped onion and peppers. Keep cooking for about 3-4 minutes.

  4. Finally, place the cheese all over the meat and wait until it starts melting. Remove the skillet from heat and place a lid. Warm the tortillas and serve in tacos.

To serve use a spicy salsa of your choice, our recommendations are Guacamole Sauce (Mild), Morita sauce (Mild), Serrano Sauce (Medium), and Green Habanero (Hot).

We hope you enjoyed cooking and learning a new recipe. Take a picture of your dish and tag us on Instagram @clocfood

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