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El Pastor Tacos (#TacoTuesday)

Mexico is famous for tacos El Pastor, but what exactly are El Pastor tacos?

Al pastor (from Spanish, "shepherd style"), also known as tacos al pastor, is a dish developed in central Mexico that is based on shawarma spit-grilled meat brought by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico. Al Pastor is a pork based dish marinated in a combination of dried chilies, spices and pineapple.


Can't quite travel to Mexico?

We've got you covered. Check out this great recipe for Al Pastor tacos.





INGREDIENTS

4 lb. pork shoulder

1 c. barbecue sauce

1/2 c. brown sugar

Juice of 3 limes, divided

2 tbsp. garlic powder

2 tbsp. chili powder

2 tsp. cayenne pepper

1/2 head cabbage, shredded

1 whole pineapple, cut and diced

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 small red onion, sliced

2 green onions, sliced

1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

8 corn tortillas


LET'S GET COOKING

So if you can’t get al Pastor, check out this Pulled Pork Tacos with Pineapple Slaw You'll want to use the pineapple slaw on everything.

https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a46601/pulled-pork-tacos-with-pineapple-slaw-recipe/

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