Chef Claudette Wilkins-Zepeda Aussie Ground Lamb & Cilantro Mojo Tacos

  • Prep time 10Min
  • Cook time 10Min
  • Technique Pan Fry / Saute
  • Meat Lamb
  • Cut
  • Serves 4

Mojo livens up Aussie ground lamb in the most portable way--tacos!


For the mojo:
½ cup garlic, minced finely
2 Tbsp cumin
2 Tbsp chipotle powder
½ cup orange juice
3 bunches cilantro, finely minced with 8 stems saved
3/4 cup oil
½ cup pineapple juice
salt and pepper. to taste

1 lb. Australian ground lamb

For taco assembly:
8 tortillas 
1 red onion, julienned
1 avocado, sliced


Place large skillet on medium to high heat. Add lamb to pan with a Tablespoon of salt and pepper. Use a wooden spoon to break up meat.

Once the meat is caramelized and evenly browned pour in mojo, stir to make sure it evenly coats all the meat.

Season to taste and remove from heat to assemble taco with avocado and red onion as a garnish.