Wild turkey Barbacoa: 

  • 2-4 turkey legs & thighs
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup red onion, sliced
  • 2 chipotle in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 2 cups game stock or beef stock
  • 2 jalapenos, chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 8 oz of green chilies
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cracked pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano          
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) 


  1. Mix pepper, cumin, oregano, salt and red pepper. Rub mixture evenly on all sides of turkey
  2. Turn crockpot to high and add remaining ingredients, mix together
  3. Add turkey to mixture and put lid on and walk away for 7-8 hours
  4. Enjoy the amazing smell from your kitchen every time you enter the house
  5. After 7-8 hours of cooking remove turkey legs and thighs and place in large glass bowl, with two forks shred meat
  6. Add meat back to liquid in crockpot and mix together
  7. Remove from crockpot place on your favorite tortilla and cover in your favorite toppings.


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