Tacos Al Pastor

Tacos Al Pastor

  • Preparation 40 min
  • Cooking 25 min
  • Marinating 4 h
  • Servings 4

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Ingredients

  • Pork

    • 4 dried guajillo chili peppers, seeded and cut into chunks (see note)
    • 3 garlic cloves, halved
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 tsp dried oregano
    • ½ tsp ground allspice
    • ½ tsp ground cumin
    • ½ tsp ground black pepper
    • 1/3 cup (75 ml) orange juice
    • ¼ cup (60 ml) red or white wine vinegar
    • 1 ½ lb (675 g) boneless pork shoulder, rind removed, cut into slices ½ inch (1.5 cm) thick
  • Toppings

    • 1 large white onion, cut into slices ½ inch (1.5 cm) thick
    • ½ pineapple, peeled, cored and halved lengthwise
    • ¼ cup (10 g) cilantro, finely chopped
    • 12 soft corn tortillas, 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter, lightly grilled
    • Lime wedges, for serving

Preparation

  • Pork

  • Toppings

Note from Ricardo

Guajillo is a type of dried chili pepper common in Mexican cooking. It is available at specialty grocery stores. If unavailable, you can replace the 4 guajillo peppers in this recipe with 1 roasted and peeled bell pepper and 1 fresh chili pepper. In this case, omit step 1 of the recipe.

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