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Slow Cooker Tacos al Pastor

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Slow Cooker Tacos al Pastor



Ingredients :

  • ⅔ large pineapple – peeled
  • cored
  • and chopped into small chunks
  • 1 small white onion
  • quartered
  • 1 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • or more to taste
  • 2 dried guajillo chiles
  • stemmed and seeded
  • or more to taste
  • 1 dried chile de arbol pepper
  • stemmed and seeded
  • or more to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • halved
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons achiote powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon ground ancho chile powder
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (3 pound) boneless pork loin
  • cubed
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • or more as needed
  • 20 (6 inch) corn tortillas
  • ½ cup diced fresh pineapple
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ⅔ white onion
  • diced
  • Methods :

  • Place pineapple, onion, chipotle peppers plus 1 1/2 teaspoons adobo sauce, guajillo chiles, chile de arbol, garlic, and oregano in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and add orange juice, vinegar, achiote powder, salt, cumin, lime zest, chile powder, and black pepper. Mix sauce well.
  • Place pork in a slow cooker and cover with the sauce. Cover and cook on Low until pork is very tender, 7 to 9 hours. Begin heating tortillas 35 to 40 minutes before pork is done.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan over high heat. Cook tortillas one at a time until brown spots appear, 30 seconds to 1 minute per side. Plate tortillas in stacks of two for each taco.
  • Shred pork using 2 forks; mix to coat with the sauce. Scoop pork onto tacos using a slotted spoon. Top each with a portion of pineapple, cilantro, and onion.
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