Birria Stew

Birria stew, a traditional Mexican dish, is gaining popularity around the world for its rich flavors and comforting heat. This hearty stew, often made with tender chunks of beef, infused with a blend of aromatic spices and chili peppers, is a culinary masterpiece that deserves a place in your recipe collection.

THE Marukan Organic Apple Cider Vinegar adds a unique tanginess and depth of flavor to this Birria stew. Made with carefully selected organic apples aged to perfection, Marukan Vinegar enhances the richness of the stew while balancing the spices for a truly unforgettable dining experience.

Whether enjoyed as a comforting meal on a chilly evening or served at holiday gatherings, this dish is sure to impress with its depth of flavor and heartwarming essence. Try this recipe!

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Birria Stew

Preparation time10 min

Time to cook55 min

Course: Main door

Kitchen: Mexican

Portions: 6 people

Calories: 882kcal

Author: Gluten free and more

  • 3 dried chili peppers
  • 2 dried chili peppers from the tree
  • 1 table spoon avocado or olive oil or more if necessary
  • 1 white onion diced
  • 6 Cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 3 a.m tomatoes coarsely chopped
  • 2 chipotles in adobe pepper sauce plus 1 tablespoon salsa
  • 3 – 3 1/2 pound chuck roast cut into 2 – 3 inch pieces
  • Kosher or fine sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 fourth gluten-free beef broth divided
  • ¼ cup Marukan Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • Optional toppings: Warm corn tortillas chopped cilantro, diced white, sliced ​​jalapenos, diced avocado, sliced ​​radishes, lime wedges
  • In a dry skillet over medium-high heat, toast the dried ancho chiles and chile de arbol for 2 minutes. Cut off the tops and remove the seeds. Transfer to a blender.

  • Add the oil to the pan and sauté the onion until translucent, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and spices and sauté, stirring for 30 – 60 seconds or until fragrant. Add the tomatoes, chipotle peppers and salsa and sauté for another 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add to blender with 2 cups beef broth and vinegar and blend until smooth.

  • Season the meat generously with salt and pepper. In the same pan, add more oil if necessary and brown the meat until browned on all sides, working in batches if necessary to avoid overcrowding the pan. Place in Instant Pot with blended sauce, remaining beef broth, and bay leaves. Cook on high pressure for 45 minutes and let release naturally.

  • Remove the bay leaves, shred the meat with two forks, taste and add salt and pepper if necessary and serve with desired garnishes.

Nutritional values

Birria Stew

Quantity per serving

Calories 882
Calories from fat 486

% Daily Value*

Fat 54 g83%

Saturated fat 23 g115%

Trans fats 3g

Polyunsaturated fats 5g

Monounsaturated fats 28g

Cholesterol 311 mg104%

Sodium 683 mg28%

Potassium 2002 mg57%

Carbohydrates 8 g3%

2g fiber8%

Sugar 4g4%

Protein 91 g182%

Vitamin A 696 IU14%

C vitamin 11 mg13%

Soccer 118mg12%

Iron 11 mg61%

*Percent Daily Values ​​are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: All nutritional data on Gluten Free & More is intended as a guide only and may vary depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so please confirm recipe ingredients and nutritional suitability for your diet.

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