Emu Tacos with Bibb Lettuce

emu tacos with bibb lettuce

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes  • Yields: 4 servings


1 pkg. Ground Emu, 1 lb.
1 tsp. salt
2 tbsp. chili powder
1 tbsp. paprika
1 tsp. cumin
2 tsp. garlic powder
1 small can diced green chilis
½ onion, diced ½ cup water
1 bibb lettuce
1 cup cheese, queso fresco
½ cup cilantro
1 can sweet corn (optional) 
1 can black beans (optional) 



Large skillet
Medium bowl
Wire whisk
Cutting board
Measuring cups & spoons



1. In a large skillet, over medium high heat, crumble emu meat and brown.

2. Remove cooked meat from pan and set aside in medium bowl.

3. In same pan, saute onion until cooked through.

4. Add salt, chili powder, paprika, cumin, garlic powder and green chilis.

5. Stir and cook for 1 minute.

6. Add meat back into pan, mix with onions and seasoning, add water and let simmer until water is evaporated.

7. Cook the meat for 5-7 minutes and let rest for 2 minutes before serving.

8. Serve with bibb lettuce, top with queso fresco, fresh cilantro and lime. Enjoy!


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