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Recipe: Guernsey Girl Crackle Tacos de Barbacoa

Posted Apr 16th, 2018 in Recipes

Recipe: Guernsey Girl Crackle Tacos de Barbacoa

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Try this Guernsey Girl Crackle Tacos de Barbacoa by Chef Jose Hadad at Upper Canada Cheese Company

Guernsey Girl Crackle Tacos de Barbacoa


  • 4- 3mm slabs Pan Fried Guernsey Girl Cheeseamb Barbacoa with red peppers (Recipe follows)
  • Morita Sauce (Recipe follows)
  • 5 Coriander sprigs


1.   Set Guernsey girl rolls on the presentation plate, lined up as per your desire (try to keep clean lines)
2.   Run a line around the middle of the Tacos with the morita sauce, adding a little bit of extra sauce at both ends.
3.   Garnish with coriander leaves.

Pan Fried Guernsey girl

  • 4 slabs Guernsey Girl
  • Hot Pan, Seasoned with Canola Oil, salt and Fresh Black pepper
  • Tequila (optional)
1.  Cut Cheese in 3 mm slabs
2.  Fry cheese on medium pan, when nice and caramelized on one side, flip to the other side
3.  When starting to caramelize add tequila and flambe
4.  As soon as the fire is gone put fried cheese slabs on cutting board, put the lamb barbacoa half way and roll.

Shredded Lamb Barbacoa

  •  2 lbs lamb Shoulder (or lamb shank for a smaller portion)
  •  1 Medium Onion
  •  1 stalk Celery Chopped in four
  •  1  medium Carrots
  •  1 small piece Maguey (Optional, if you can get it)
  •  3 Sprigs Lemon thyme(Opt)
  •  1 Sprig Rosemary (Opt)
  •  3 Sprig Oregano fresh
  •  1 Red pepper, in strips
  •  1 Medium  Onion, in strips
  •  1 tbsp Morita sauce

1. Put all ingredients in a pot (with the exception of the onion and the peppers at the end) and cook for approximately 2 1/2 hours, until meat is falling-off-the-bone tender.
2. Shred meat while still hot.
3. Cook strips of onions and peppers in high heat until they are slightly charred, add meat, and morita sauce.
4. Cook until sauce has coated the meat and pepper mixture and season with salt and pepper.

Morita Sauce

  • 6 Roma  Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Dried Morita pepper, Reconstituted in warm water
  • 1/2 Onion, diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Set oven on broiler mode and put the tomatoes on a tray under the heat.
Watch the char and turn to char on all sides.
On a small Sauce pot with canola oil cook the onions and the garlic cloves until translucent
Add peppers and onions
Cook for about 15 min, and blend well.
Strain, back into the pot, season and cook for another 5 to 10 minutes, until desired consistency.

Recipe provided courtesy of: 
Handcrafted Guernsey Milk Cheeses 
T. 905.562.9730 F. 905.562.9856

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