Chipotle Barbacoa

Dec 27, 2015 by

 
Another dish from Chipotle for the Chipotle Burrito or Chipotle Burrito Bowl, is Chipotle’s Barbacoa. Barbacoa loosely translated means BBQ. Traditional Mexican Barbacoa, essentially steams and smokes the meat at the same time, resulting in a moist and flavorful meat.
 
Ingredients:
 2 tsp sea salt
3 lb chuck roast
2 tbsp olive oil
2 bay leaves

For The Sauce:
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp crushed garlic cloves
4 tsp ground cumin
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tsp ground black pepper
2 cloves
4 chipotle peppers (from a can, packed in adobo sauce)
1 tbsp adobo sauce (from the chipotle pepper can)
1 cup water
¼ cup lime juice
1 tbsp chicken base

 

Preparation:

In the food processor combine the sauce ingredients.  Blend until smooth.  Set aside.

Warm a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Add the olive oil.  Sprinkle all sides of the beef with salt. Cut the roast in chunks. Sear all sides of the beef.  Once all sides are seared, place beef into a slow cooker.  Set slow cooker temperature to high.  Pour the sauce over the beef, add the bay leaves. Cook for 5-6 hours on high (or 8 hours on low) covered.After about 5 hours (or 7 hours on low) shred beef using 2 forks to pull it apart. Stir the shredded beef into the sauce.  Cover and cook for another hour.  Add this to your Chipotle Burrito bowl or Chipotle Burrito.

Chipotle Barbacoa

10 minPrep Time

8 hrCook Time

8 hr, 10 Total Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 3 lb chuck roast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ForThe Sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp garlic cloves
  • 4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves
  • 4 chipotle peppers (from a can, packed in adobo sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce (from the chipotle pepper can)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tbsp chicken base

Instructions

  1. In the food processor combine the sauce ingredients. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Cut the roast in chunks. Sprinkle all sides of the beef with salt. Warm a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Add the olive oil. Sear all sides of the beef. Once all sides are seared, place beef into a slow cooker. Set slow cooker temperature to high. Pour the sauce over the beef, add the bay leaves. Cook for 5-6 hours on high (or 8 hours on low) covered.
  3. After about 5 hours (or 7 hours on low) shred beef using 2 forks to pull it apart. Stir the shredded beef into the sauce. Cover and cook for another hour. Add this to your Chipotle Burrito bowl or Chipotle Burrito.
Cuisine: TexMex | Recipe Type: CopyCat
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