Chorizo Street Tacos Recipe

Experience the dynamic flavors of Mexican street food in the comfort of your own home with our delectable Chorizo Street Tacos recipe. This dish showcases the robust and spicy chorizo, cradled within soft tortillas and accentuated by your favorite fresh toppings. Not only are these tacos incredibly satisfying, but they’re also quick and easy to prepare, making them perfect for a weekday meal or a lively fiesta. Join us as we unwrap the secrets of creating authentic Mexican street tacos bursting with the irresistible taste of chorizo.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4


  1. 1 lb fresh chorizo
  2. 8 small corn tortillas
  3. 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  4. 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  5. 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  6. 2 limes, cut into wedges
  7. Salsa, for serving
  8. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the chorizo, breaking it up with a spoon as it cooks.
  2. When the chorizo starts to release its oils, add the garlic and onion. Cook until the onion becomes translucent and the chorizo is fully cooked about 10 minutes.
  3. While the chorizo cooks, heat your tortillas on a griddle or directly over the flame of your gas stove until warm and slightly charred.
  4. Fill the warmed tortillas with the cooked chorizo mixture.
  5. Garnish with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice. Serve with salsa on the side for an added kick.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 400 kcal,
  • Carbohydrates: 28 g,
  • Protein: 17 g,
  • Fat: 25 g,
  • Saturated Fat: 9 g,
  • Cholesterol: 52 mg,
  • Sodium: 970 mg,
  • Fiber: 4 g,
  • Sugar: 3 g.