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Smoked Brisket Tacos

Smoked Brisket Tacos

  • Author: Clint
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 tacos 1x


These simple smoked brisket tacos are a great way to use up some of that tasty brisket you smoked last weekend.  Feel free to experiment with whatever toppings sound good to you.



  • 1 pound shredded¬†smoked brisket, warmed
  • 6 flour tortillas, fajita size
  • 1/2 medium white onion, diced
  • 2 ounces Cotija cheese, or other crumbly Mexican cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped cilantro
  • 3 radishes, washed thoroughly and thinly sliced
  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges


  1. Heat a frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Toast each side of the tortillas in the pan, 1-2 minutes per side, until lightly browned.
  3. Divide the shredded brisket evenly among the tortillas.
  4. Top with some of the onion, radish slices, cilantro, and Cotija cheese.
  5. Serve with lime wedges for squeezing.


  • Cotija cheese is a hard Mexican cow’s milk cheese.¬† It’s salty with a mild flavor.

Keywords: brisket, tacos