Beef Cheek Tacos

Recipe by @ash_challman

Hola! Enjoy this Beef Cheek Tacos and indulge in its meaty and beefy goodness! After you’ve tasted one, I’m sure you’ll be wanting more!



  • 4 beef cheeks
  • your favourite beef rub
  • 1 bottle of Bundaberg ginger beer
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar


  • coriander
  • pack of small tomatoes
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 red onion
  • half tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp coarse black pepper
  • dash of lime and lemon juice
  • sprinkle of white sugar



  • Trim cheeks by removing thick fat and silver skin.
  • Season cheeks with the rub.
  • Set your smoker/bbq to 135-160c (whichever wood you would prefer).


  • Place the cheeks in your bbq/smoker.
  • Smoke until happy with bark/colour.
  • Place the cheeks in a tray with approx 10mm ginger beer and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • Cook cheeks for another hour/ hour and a half then flip.
  • Wrap tray in foil.
  • Cook until they fall apart and are like jelly.


  • Finely dice tomatoes and add to bowl.
  • Coarsly chop corriander and add to bowl.
  • Combine spices and lime juice and add to bowl and stir.


  • Rest cheeks for a half-hour before pulling apart.
  • Warm tortillas, place beef cheek on tortillas, top with salsa and some cheek sauce.

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