Are you tired of the same old tacos? Looking for a fun and flavorful twist on a classic dish? Look no further than our 2909 recipe delicious ham tacos! With a perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors, these tacos are sure to be a hit with your family and friends.
- 1 lb. diced ham
- 1 red onion, diced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 tsp. chili powder
- 1 tsp. cumin
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 12 corn tortillas
- In a large skillet, cook the diced ham over medium-high heat until browned and crispy.
- Add the diced red onion, red bell pepper, and green bell pepper to the skillet and sauté until softened, about 5-7 minutes.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic powder, chili powder, and cumin.
- Pour the sauce over the ham and vegetables in the skillet and stir to coat.
- Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has thickened.
- Stir in the chopped cilantro.
- Warm the corn tortillas in the microwave or on a griddle.
- Fill each tortilla with a generous spoonful of the ham and vegetable mixture.
Serving Size: 2 tacos
Total Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Total Carbohydrates: 57g
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Top with avocado, shredded cheese, and a dollop of sour cream. Serve with a side of black beans and rice.
Substitute chicken or ground beef for the ham. Add diced jalapeños for extra heat. Use flour tortillas instead of corn.
Use maple syrup instead of honey. Use tamari or coconut aminos instead of soy sauce. Use lemon juice instead of lime juice. Use minced fresh garlic instead of garlic powder.
Store any leftover ham and vegetable mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Make sure to cook the ham until it is browned and crispy for maximum flavor. Don’t overfill the tortillas or they will be difficult to eat.
This recipe makes enough filling for 12 tacos, but you can easily double or halve the recipe depending on your needs.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I use a different type of meat?
Yes, you can substitute chicken or ground beef for the ham.
Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
Yes, you can prepare the ham and vegetable mixture ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. Warm it up before serving and assemble the tacos.
Can I freeze the leftovers?
While you can freeze the ham and vegetable mixture, the texture may change once it is thawed and reheated.
As a lover of both tacos and ham, I was excited to try this recipe and it did not disappoint! The sweet and savory flavors of the ham and vegetable mixture were perfectly balanced, and the addition of cilantro added a nice freshness. I topped mine with avocado and shredded cheese and served it with a side of black beans and rice. This recipe is definitely a new favorite in my household and I encourage you to give it a try!