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Pulled Pork Tacos

post #1 of 4
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The wife is getting a little tired of all the smoked food but I can't seem to stop smoking (it is a terrible addiction to have :biggrin:). So last weekend I decided to mix things up and cook something on my smoker that isn't a traditional BBQ item. I went for pulled pork tacos. I kind of made it up as I went but it came out great. Here is my method:


I made up a quick marinade/injection for my 7lb boneless pork butt. I pureed the following items in the food processor (I couldn't find the blender since my wife had "rearranged" the kitchen)


1 can red enchilada sauce (mild)

1 can chipotles in adobo

1 onion

1 small bunch cilantro

1 T salt

1 T pepper

1 t cumin

1 t coriander




All injected up and ready to go on the smoker after an overnight rest.



I smoked it on my UDS at 300 degrees. I started it in the foil pan uncovered so it could cook in that delicious marinade.


Three hours in I took it out of the pan and let it go till it hit 170.


I then placed it back into a pan and covered it. I didn't want a bark to form as that would throw off the texture of the tacos.


I pulled it at 206 IT and let it rest for an hour. It took right at 7 hours to cook.


Man I love smoking shoulders at 300. If you haven't tried it than you are missing out.



All pulled and ready for Tacos



The drippings in the pan were de-fated and put back into the pulled pork.


I didn't get a plated shot as they were consumed too fast. The pork really took on the flavor of the marinade and made for a great taco. This will be a repeat recipe.


Thanks for looking. 

post #2 of 4

Going to be good

post #3 of 4

Nice job on the meat.

post #4 of 4
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Originally Posted by nepas View Post

Going to be good


Oh it was good. 

Originally Posted by tropics View Post

Nice job on the meat.

Thanks tropics.

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