Pork Tacos Recipe
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Serves: 5
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped, divided (1/4 of the chopped onion into the crockpot, ¾ of it into the sauce)
  • 1 fresh pineapple, peeled, cut into ½ inch chunks, save the pineapple juice, divided (half into the sauce, ¼ whole into the crockpot, ¼ for topping)
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chile powder
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried Mexican oregano
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2-4 canned chipotle chiles + 1-2 tbsp adobo sauce (depending on how spicy you want it)
  • 3 lbs pork roast
  • Corn tortillas
  • Cilantro
  • Small white onion, finely chopped
  • Cotija
  • Crema Mexicana
  • Lime wedges
  1. To make the sauce, place ¾ of the yellow onion, ½ of the pineapple, the pineapple juice, apple cider vinegar, chile powder, garlic, salt, oregano, cumin, chipotle chiles, adobo sauce, and ¼ cup water in a blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Place pork roast into the crockpot and pour in the sauce to cover the pork. Add in the remaining ¼ of the yellow onion and a quarter of the pineapple. Reserve the last ¼ of the pineapple for topping the tacos.
  3. Cook pork in the crockpot for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low, checking occasionally.
  4. When pork has finished cooking, remove from the crockpot and chop/shred. Return to crockpot and mix pork in with the sauce, allow pork to simmer in the sauce.
  5. While pork and sauce simmer, heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Place remaining pineapple chunks in skillet and char for 2-3 minutes.
  6. To serve tacos, warm tortillas in a skillet for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Top tortillas with pork, charred pineapples, cilantro, chopped white onion, cotija, crema, and a lime wedge.
Recipe by Mom's Mexican Recipes at https://www.moms-mexican-recipes.com/pork-tacos-recipe