Tacos Al Pastor using crock pot
Cook time
Total time
Recipe type: Main dish
Serves: 8
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 2 chipotles in adobo sauce (depends how spicy you want it)
  • 1 tablespoon Mexican-style chili powder
  • 1 cup of pineapple juice
  • 1 can of pineapple tidbits (1 cup), drained (save some for toppings)
  • ½ garlic (about 6 cloves)
  • ½ onion, cut in cubes
  • 1 spoon of dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 lime cut in slices
  • Crumble cheese
  • Thinly-sliced radishes (optional)
  • White onion in cubes (optional)
  • 8 corn tortillas
  1. Add the chipotle, chili powder, pineapple juice, pineapples, onion, garlic, oregano, cumin, salt to taste in a blender and mix.
  2. When the mix is smooth like a sauce, add the meat in the crock pot/ slow cooker and pour the sauce all over the meat.
  3. Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours. Once the time is over, shred the pork using two forks.
  4. Warm the tortillas and pour 2 spoons of the meat and garnish with the cilantro, pineapple pieces, radish, cheese and onion. Serve with the slices of lemon.
Recipe by Comiendo en la Ciudad at http://www.comiendoenla.com/celebrating-4thofjulyfood/