Home-style Tacos al Pastor - Pork Tacos
Total:
1 hr
Active:
45 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr
Active:
45 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

1. Bring 2 cups water to boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add guajillo and pasilla chiles. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer until chiles soften, about 10 minutes; transfer to plate. Remove and discard stem and seeds. Meanwhile, coarsely chop one onion half; reserve remaining half. Strain pineapples; reserve juice and fruit separately.

2. Transfer guajillo, pasilla and chipotle chiles, chopped onion half, reserved pineapple juice, vinegar, garlic and cumin to bowl of food processor. Puree until smooth, about 2 minutes. Transfer chile mixture to saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring chile mixture to a boil; cook until paste looses raw onion taste, about 2 minutes. Season with Adobo; cool. In large container with lid, or in large ziptop bag, combine pork cubes, cooled chile marinade and reserved pineapple chunks; transfer to refrigerator. Marinate at least 2 hours, or up to 24 hours.

3. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Strain pork and pineapples, discarding marinade. Add pork and pineapples to skillet. Cook in batches until dark golden brown on all sides and cooked through, about 15 minutes; transfer to large serving plate.

4. Meanwhile, finely slice remaining onion half. Transfer sliced onion to bowl with cilantro.

5. Serve pork and pineapple mixture in warm tortillas. Garnish pork tacos with cilantro, onions and limes.

Categories:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Al Pastor Marinated Pork

Recipe courtesy of Andale Taqueria y Mercado

Pat's Pulled Pork Tacos

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Chicken Taco Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Fish Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Chicken Taco Pacos

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Margarita Fish Soft Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Simple Roasted Pork Shoulder

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Grilled Drunken Shrimp Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Tex Wasabi's Koi Fish Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Top 5 Restaurants

          7:30am | 6:30c

          Southern at Heart

          8:30am | 7:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          The Kitchen

          11am | 10c

          Giada Entertains

          12:30pm | 11:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Chopped

          10pm | 9c

          Chopped

          11pm | 10c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Chopped

          1am | 12c

          Chopped

          2am | 1c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Get Cooking