Barbacoa Seasoning

Authentic Mexican style recipe developed with Herdez, a Mexican family business with over 100 years of experience making Mexican food.

  • Barbacoa Seasoning
Spices (Smoked Paprika, Dried Garlic, Cumin, Chilli Pepper, Chipotle Chilli Pepper Powder (6%), Allspice (5%), Dried Onion, Black Pepper (4%), Cloves, Sea Salt, Natural Flavouring, Herbs (Oregano, Bay Leaves), Cocoa Powder, Anti-Caking Agent (Silicon Dioxide)
25 (g)
UPC Code

per 100g
Energy: 1200 kJ / 287 kcal
Fat: 8.6g
Salt: 17.01g
Carbohydrates: 30.4g
Fibre: 18.2g
Protein: 12.9g
Sugars: 5.8g

Heat LevelMedium


Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight.

Chef Tip
Also great: Rubbed over lamb shoulder before covering and cooking low 'n' slow. Alternatively rub over steak or lamb before grilling.

1. Pre-heat oven to 170°C, 325°F, Gas Mark 4.
2. Toss the beef in the seasoning to coat evenly.
3. Heat the oil and fry beef and onion for 3-4 minutes.
4. Transfer to a casserole dish, mix the vinegar, tomato purée and water and add to the casserole.
5. Cover and cook for 1 hour 45 minutes, or until the meat is tender, then shred with 2 forks.
6. Serve in warm tortillas with sour cream, shredded lettuce and salsa.