Author / Rachel Koo

Prep: 10 min / Cook Time: 10 hours / Servings: 12

GET SHREDDED with these yummy beef tacos! The tender shredded beef is cooked in a rich sauce that is packed with flavour. The shredded beef acts as a sponge for the sauce, making each mouthful so juicy as satisfying. The beef is versatile and can be the main star in your upcoming tacos, burritos, quesadillas, sliders, or a burrito bowl! 


Calories: cal

Protein: 29 g

Carbohydrate: 4 g

Fat: 18 g


Spice Rub

  • 1 tbsp chipotle powder
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • 3lb Beef Chuck or Brisket
  • 1 onion – finely diced
  • 6 cloves garlic – minced
  • 2 oranges – juiced
  • 2 limes – juiced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup beef broth


Step 1: Combine all the spices in a bowl. Place beef in a mixing bowl and rub the spice mix until the beef is fully coated on all sides

Step 2: In the slow cooker, combine olive oil, garlic, onion, tomato paste and beef broth and stir until fully combined. Juice oranges and limes and stir once again

Step 3:  Place beef into the slow cooker, cover and cook on high for 4-6 hours or low 10-12 hours. Until the beef becomes tender and falls apart

Step 4: Remove beef from slow cooker and shred with 2 forks

Step 5: Place beef and sauce in a pan over low heat and reduce until desired thickness. Taste, and add salt if needed 

Step 6: Serve as tacos on warm tortilla shells with pico de Gallo, jalapeños, onion, avocado, squeeze of lime and garnished with cilantro!

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Rachel Koo

Rachel has enjoyed sport her entire life and embarked on her coaching career in 2012. Starting as a personal trainer in various gyms, she eventually found CrossFit which lead her to CrossFit Football. In 2015 Rachel completed her CrossFit Football certification which opened up many doors of opportunity within coaching. Since then she has completed Power Athlete Methodology course, earned her Block 1 and put that knowledge into action coaching collegiate level athletes. Throughout the years training, proper nutrition and lifestyle habits have been the pillars in helping her clients and athletes achieve their true potential. Rachel currently working as a performance coach applying the Power Athlete principles with all of her clients.

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