Slow Cooked Shredded Ostrich Neck Tacos

November 24, 2020

Shredded ostrich neck tacos

This super simple recipe makes an incredibly delicious tacos with a delicious, fall-off-the-bone protein the whole family can enjoy.  Perfect for an easy, healthy dinner. 

4 pounds defrosted ostrich necks
1 whole yellow onion, chopped
2 red bell peppers, chopped
garlic powder


Place half of an onion and one red bell pepper on bottom of crockpot, followed by thawed ostrich neck.

Season the ostrich with garlic powder and salt on all sides.

Top with the remaining onion and peppers and cook on high for 6-7 hours or until meat shreds easily.  It should fall off the bone like pulled pork. 

Shred meat and discard bones (or save to make bone broth).

Heat the tortillas and top with meat.  *PRO TIP* to prevent soggy tortillas use a strainer to strain meat.

Season meat with a pinch of salt and top with your favorite taco toppings.

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