Discada Recipe

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Joji Published: September 24, 2021
Discada Recipe


How To Make Discada

Enjoy a savory dish with a kick in this Mexican discada recipe, packed with chorizo, pork tenderloin, and spices, on toasty tortillas.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total: 45 mins
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  • 4 slices bacon, (about 5 oz) thick-cut, chopped
  • ½ lb fresh Mexican chorizo, casings removed
  • 1 large russet potato, (about 2½ cups) cut into ¼-inch pieces
  • ¼ cup canola oil, divided
  • tsp kosher salt, divided
  • ½ lb pork tenderloin, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • ½ lb hanger steak, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 hot dogs, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 large yellow onion, (about 2 cups) chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, (about 1¼ cups) chopped
  • 2 jalapeño chiles, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 plum tomatoes, (about 1½ cups) chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic cloves, (about 1 tbsp)chopped
  • ¾ cup Mexican lager beer, such as Dos Equis
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, (from 1 large bunch) chopped

Optional Toppings:

  • corn tortillas
  • pico de gallo
  • avocado
  • fresh cilantro
  • lime wedges


  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high, stirring occasionally, for about 6 minutes until just starting to crisp. Add chorizo; cook, stirring to break into pieces, for 4 to 6 minutes until chorizo is browned and bacon is crisp. Using a slotted spoon, transfer bacon and chorizo to a large bowl, reserving drippings in skillet.

  2. Add potato, 2 tablespoons of oil, and ¾ teaspoon of salt to skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally for about 8 minutes until potatoes are tender and browned. Transfer potato to bowl with bacon mixture.

  3. Add pork, steak, hot dogs, and the remaining oil. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes until browned. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the pork mixture to the bowl with the bacon mixture.

  4. Add onion, bell pepper, jalapeños, cumin, black pepper, and remaining salt; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 8 minutes until tender. Add tomatoes and garlic; cook, stirring often for about 4 minutes until tomatoes have softened.

  5. Stir in beer, cilantro, and bacon mixture. Reduce temperature to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until liquid has mostly evaporated.

  6. Serve in tortillas with desired toppings. Enjoy!

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