Taco Shotgun Shells

Taco Shotgun Shells

The BBQ Shotgun Shells - A Classic Reinvented. These delectable BBQ snacks are a real hit at your party. While the original BBQ Shotgun Shells are pasta-based, we've taken it up a notch with tortillas. What's a more fitting outer layer for your delicious filling than a crispy bacon-wrapped taco?

Let me show you what this recipe is all about.

You can find the full instructional video at the end of this page.


How to

  1. Dice fine 2 yellow onions, 1 yellow bell pepper, 1 red bell pepper and 120 grams or 4.2 oz of pickled jalapenos.
  2. Add 1.5 kg or 3.3 lbs minced beef to a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Add 3 tbsp of PitmasterX's Classic BBQ Rub.
  4. Mix the beef together with the ingredients.
  5. Lay a tortilla on the cuttingboard and put a small strip of beef in the middle.
  6. Roll it up into a the tortilla and do this for the rest of your tortillas.
  7. Wrap around 2 strips of uncooked bacon to every tortilla.
  8. Make 250 ml or 1 cup of PitmasterX's Sweet Apple BBQ Sauce.
  9. Fire up your BBQ and set it for an indirect heat of 120°C or 250°F.
  10. Put the shotgun shells on the grill grate and let them smoke until the core temperature at least exceeds 54°C or 
  11. Brush on the BBQ sauce and leave them to smoke for another 5 minutes for the sauce to get sticky and ready to to be eaten.

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