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Street Food Chef

Tacos De Canasta

A Mexico City favourite with a spicy potato filling and oil based salsa.


20 mins


1 hr 10 mins




Potato filling

750g mashed potato

500g chorizo, peeled and diced

100g onion, diced

7g garlic

Seasoning to taste

20 corn tortillas

Oil based salsa

250ml vegetable oil

30g red chillies, de-seeded and chopped

100g onion, chopped

14g garlic

20g Street food Chef Dark Mexican seasoning


1. Preheat an oven to 150ºc.

2. Heat a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the chorizo, onion and garlic.

3. Fry for around 5 minutes, then add the mash and continue to cook for another 5 minutes.

4. In a saucepan add all the salsa ingredients, cook for 30 minutes over a low heat. Let cool and pour into a food processor, blitz until smooth.

5. Warm the tortillas, divide the mixture between them. Fold in half.

6. Place the tacos in an oven proof dish, in rows, top each layer with butchers’ paper. Once all the tacos are layered add the salsa and let rest for 1 hour.

7. When ready to serve place the dish in the oven for 20 minutes.

8. Serve with salsa of choice.