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Tacos al Pastor w/ Pineapple Rosa - (Free Recipe below)

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Tacos al Pastor

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 8 hours Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutesServings6

Pork tacos al pastor with grilled pineapple and a pineapple salsa.

ingredients
  • 4 dried guajillo chilies
  • 2 dried ancho chiles
  • 1 dried chipotle chili
  • 1 pineapple, peeled and cored
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (2 pound) pork butt or shoulder
  • 12 small corn tortillas
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges (optional)
directions
  1. Toast the dried chilies in a pan over medium heat until fragrant, about 3-5 minutes, let them cool, cut them in half and remove the seeds and stems.
  2. Cover the chilies in boiling water and let sit until softened, about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Puree the chilies, 1/2 of the pineapple (coarsely chopped), 1/2 the onion, garlic, vinegar, lime juice, cumin, oregano and salt in a food processor or blender until smooth optionally using some of the water the chilies were soaking in if needed.
  4. Rub half the sauce over the pork and let marinate for an hour to overnight.
  5. Place the pork and marinade in a slow cooker and cook on low for 8-10 hours.
  6. Remove the pork, roughly shred, discarding any excess fat, mix in some of the juices along with half of the remaining sauce.
  7. Serve the al pastor pork in tortillas with the remaining pineapple, onions and the cilantro with lime wedges and the remaining salsa on the side.