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alligator tacos

Smoked Alligator Tacos

  • Author: Robyn
  • Total Time: 5 hours
  • Yield: 16 tacos 1x


Tacos  made with with the addition of queso fresco, cilantro, jalapenos, and avocados, are the perfect delivery vehicle for succulent smoked gator. Read the full post on how to smoke a whole gator here for directions on how to cook gator. This method can be applied to gator tail as well.


  • 16 flour or corn taco tortillas
  • 1lb smoked gator meat
  • 1lb queso fresco
  • 1 large bunch cilantro
  • 3 jalapenos
  • 3 avocados, sliced





Warm the tortillas up on the smoker or in the oven before serving with the rest of the ingredients. Refer to the full recipe on how to smoke a gator for full preparation of the gator meat.

Layer each tortilla with gator meat, cheese, cilantro, jalapenos and avocado. Enjoy!


This post was made in partnership with my friends over at Green Mountain Grills. I only work with companies I use and recommend!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4-5 hours
  • Category: Mexican, American, Tacos
  • Method: Smoke
  • Cuisine: Mexican American

Keywords: Smoked Alligator, Smoked Gator Recipe, how to smoke gator, gator tacos recipe, smoked gator, how to cook alligator, what does alligator taste like?

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