Birria De Res Ninja Foodi or Instant Pot Recipe

Birria is such a great way to prepare your tough cuts of beef. The slow braised beef is perfect to make awesome Quesa Tacos! Use that braising liquid as a consommé to dip your tacos and you will enjoy a magical meal!

Birria Ingredients:

  • Chuck Roast-Short ribs
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 heads of garlic
  • 5 dried guajillo chilis
  • 5 dried ancho chilis
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili flakes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups beef broth.


  • Roast onions, tomatoes, and garlic in the oven at 350F for 30 minutes.
  • Using the sear/sauté function, sear off beef until browned on all sides.
  • Steep the de-seeded chilies in boiling beef broth until softened.
  • In a blender, add the onions, tomatoes, garlic, chilies, and broth. Blend until smooth.
  • Cover the beef in the Foodi/Instant Pot with the blended mix.
  • Add pepper, cumin, salt, oregano, cinnamon, chipotle chili flakes and bay leaf to the Foodi/Instant Pot.
  • Seal the cooker. Pressure cook on high for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Natural release the pressure.
  • Shred the meat and keep the cooking broth.
  • Enjoy in tacos, burritos, etc…