Sriracha Turkey Tacos

8 Tacos122 cals

Spice up your meal prep with some Sriracha Turkey Tacos! This high protein taco mix recipe is packed with flavor, made with a few simple ingredients, and just spicy enough.

The first thing you need to do is to take out a large stovetop pan, turn your burner on medium heat, and coat your pan with some non-stick cooking spray.

Add in 1 1/4 pounds (20 ounces) of lean ground turkey or beef after your pan heats up and brown it.

To brown your ground meat all you need to do is move it around in your pan until it’s brown. Do your best to break it up and this should take no longer than 5-10 minute!

Turn your burner down to low heat after your Sriracha turkey tacos meat has browned and optionally drain your juice (fat) if there’s a lot in there. I’ll usually only drain mine if I’m not using a lean ground meat, say anything under 90/10 (we used 93/7 today).

Continue by adding in in 3/4 cup of water, 1 packet of a low sodium taco seasoning mix, 10 teaspoons of chili sauce, and 2 tablespoons of a tomato paste.

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

*Double or triple this recipe and have access to it whenever you need it!

  • 1 1/4 Tablespoons Chili Powder
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Ground Cumin
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Black Pepper, Paprika
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Oregano, Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper

Mix all of those ingredients up until everything for your Sriracha turkey tacos is well incorporated.

Let that mix cook on low heat for 10 minutes while occasionally stirring it every couple minutes so that your mix doesn’t burn.

Remove your Sriracha turkey tacos mix from the heat and get ready for taco time!

Add your taco mix into a macro friendly tortilla and top it. I topped mine with some cheese, salsa, sour cream, and lettuce.

Taco Tips

  • Guacamole (homemade!) on everything
  • Plain Greek yogurt instead of sour
  • Use this mix to make a huge burrito
  • Add this to our Taco Omelette Recipe

Let us know what your favorite taco toppings are in the comments below.

Sriracha Turkey Tacos Recipe

Sriracha Turkey Tacos

Taco meal prep with a kick! These high protein Sriracha Turkey Tacos are packed with flavor and easy to make with just a few ingredients.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy turkey tacos, sriracha tacos, turkey tacos
Servings: 8 Tacos
Calories: 122kcal
Cost: $3.50
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy turkey tacos, sriracha tacos, turkey tacos
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8 Tacos
Calories: 122kcal
Cost: $3.50

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Ingredients

Taco Mix

  • 1 ¼ Pounds Ground Turkey - 20 Ounces 93/7 Lean (or Ground Beef)
  • ¾ Cup Water - 6 Ounces
  • 1 Packet Taco Seasoning Mix - 6 Tablespoons/36g
  • 10 Teaspoons Chili Sauce - 50g Sriracha
  • 2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste - 33g

Toppings

  • Sour Cream - Fat Free
  • Salsa
  • Mexican Cheese - Reduced Fat
  • Lettuce
  • Tortilla - Whole Wheat

Instructions

  • Take out a large stovetop pan, turn your burner on Medium Heat, and coat your pan with some non-stick cooking spray
  • Add in your Ground Turkey and brown it
  • Turn your burner on Low Heat
  • Add in your Water, Sriracha, and Tomato Paste
  • Mix everything together
  • Let it cook on Low Heat for 10 minutes while mixing everything around every couple of minutes
  • Turn your burner off after 10 minutes and make your tacos

Video

Notes

Calories in the WHOLE recipe (in just the mix):
  • Calories: 981
  • Fat: 41g
  • Saturated Fat: 13g
  • Sodium: 1690mg
  • Carbs: 41g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 14g
  • Protein: 112g
 
Calories in each serving (if you make 8 servings):
  • Calories: 122
  • Fat: 5.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.6g
  • Sodium: 211.2mg
  • Carbs: 5.1g
  • Fiber: .1g
  • Sugar: 1.7g
  • Protein: 14g
 
Calories in each Taco (if you make them the same way that I did):
  • Calories: 351
  • Fat: 10.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.6g
  • Sodium: 631.2mg
  • Carbs: 33.1g
  • Fiber: 3.1g
  • Sugar: 6.7g
  • Protein: 32g

Nutrition

Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.1g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 5.1g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Sodium: 211.2mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 1.7g

4 Comments

  1. Kyle on February 3, 2016 at 12:00 am

    Great Tacos Derek!

  2. Brennan on July 9, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Hey Derek! Great recipe. You have a small typo with the beef percentage. Otherwise, I have been having fun trying out your recipes. I have made a few of the chicken ones, and just bought a slow cooker so I can try out some more of your recipes. Thank you for this great website and recipes!

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