Carnitas-style Turkey Tacos

50 Servings
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  • 50 6-inch tortillas
  • 75 oz. Shady Brook Farms® Premium Thick Cut Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast turkey, diced to mimic taco meat, seasoned with ¾ Cup taco seasoning for flavor
  • 150 oz. cooked Tex-Mex rice (3 oz. per taco)
  • 50 oz. hot sauce (optional)
  • Chef Tip: Use parboiled rice to streamline prep.


  1. Cook off rice and hold for service.
  2. Mix chopped turkey with taco seasoning; heat and hold in warmer until ready to serve.
  3. Build individual tacos in serving line: dish rice and turkey into tortilla boats and serve with toppings & hot sauce.
  4. Chef Tip: Make it a Taco Tuesday! Provide fresh toppings like diced tomatoes and onion, shredded lettuce and hot sauce so students can put their own spin on it when walking through the serving line.

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