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Secret Taco Recipe Revealed!

Posted at 1:21 PM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 16:13:59-04

Nick Coronado from bartaco revealed their off-menu Secret Taco recipe in honor of National Oyster Day. (see recipe below) bartaco is located at 2526 12th Avenue South in Nashville. Visit for more information. Ask for the Secret Crispy Oyster Taco at bartaco now through Septermber 17th.

bartaco's Crispy Oyster Tacos

1/2 c buttermilk
2 oz fresh oysters
1 T seasoned masa (cornmeal with salt/pepper to taste)
vegetable oil for frying
1 (4”) white corn tortilla
1 T of your favorite tartar sauce or remoulade sauce
Cilantro leaves and lime wedge for garnish

Place oysters in buttermilk in a covered container, marinate overnight. Remove oysters from buttermilk with a slotted spoon, and dredge in seasoned masa. Shake off excess. Fry oysters in a deep fryer set to 350°F until crisp and golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Warm tortillas in the over for a few minutes, spoon sauce on tortilla, place oysters on top. Garnish with cilantro and a lime wedge. Yield: 1 taco