Best Ever Lamb Tacos with Chile-Tzatziki
By Ming Tsai
Who doesn't love tacos? Beef, chicken, tuna, duck, even veggie. For today's Daily Dish I want to share a recipe for tacos. But with a Greek twist!
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 red onion, minced
1 minced jalapeno
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 pound ground lamb
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon sriracha
1 cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
6 mint leaves, fine ribbon
1 cup 1/4-inch diced cucumbers
1/2 head iceberg, finely shredded
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 package small corn tortillas, heated up on grill
extra virgin olive oil for cooking
In a large skillet or saute pan coated lightly with oil, sautee the garlic, onion, jalapeno and cumin until lightly caramelized.
Add in the lamb, season and cook through, about 5 minutes.
Fold in lemon juice and check for flavor.
Meanwhile, mix the sriracha, yogurt, mint, cukes and lemon zest, season.
Warm tortillas, make tacos.
Ming Tsai is the host and executive producer of public television series Simply Ming and chef/owner of Blue Ginger restaurant in Wellesley, Mass.
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