Recipe courtesy of Santo Taco

Al Pastor Tacos

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 day 2 hr 10 min (includes marinating time)
  • Active: 1 hr
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Salsa de Aguacate (Avocado Sauce):

Salsa Roja:


  1. For the marinade: Blend the orange juice, achiote paste, cinnamon, ginger, salt and pepper, mashing and stirring until smooth with no lumps. Use mix to marinate pork for 24 hours.
  2. Preheat a rotisserie or oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Place meat on a skewer layering with onions and cook in a rotisserie or bake until the internal temperature reaches 155 degrees F, about 1 hour. Cut thin slices of meat and place on tortillas, followed by a few pieces of fresh pineapple, a sprinkling of chopped onion, a pinch of cilantro, a spoonful of Salsa de Aguacate and Salsa Roja. Serve with lime wedges.

Salsa de Aguacate (Avocado Sauce):

  1. Blend together avocados, sour cream, jalapenos, cilantro, serrano, if using, and salt and pepper to taste.

Salsa Roja:

  1. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Grill tomatoes, tomatillos, garlic and onion until roasted. Blend very well, then add salt and pepper.

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