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al pastor taco

Al Pastor Tacos

Delicious tacos al pastor right at home
Prep Time 1 d
Cook Time 3 hrs

Ingredients
  

  • 4-6 lb Boneless pork shoulder
  • 1 Pineapple

Marinade

  • 3/4 cup White vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 3 tbsp Achiote paste
  • 2 tbsp Guajillo chili powder
  • 2 tbsp Cumin
  • 2 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Pepper

Taco Toppings

  • 1 White onion diced
  • 1 bunch cilantro diced
  • 10 Tortillas

Instructions
 

  • Combine all the marinade ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth
  • Hand slice the pork shoulder into 1/2-1/4" thick pieces
  • Cover the sliced pork with the marinade and let sit in refrigerator overnight
  • Next day, slice the pineapple into 1" thick slices
  • Skewer the pork on a vertical skewer and cook on the grill indirect, at 325-350 degrees
  • Pull the pork when the internal temperature in the thickest part reaches 200-205 degrees
  • Slice the pork from the trompo skewer vertically
  • Assamble the taco with the pork and pineapple mix, top with the cilantro and onion mix and your favorite salsa