Tacos Al Pastor

Discussion in 'Pork' started by bratrules, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. bratrules

    bratrules Smoking Fanatic

    Well i haven't posted anything in awhile so i figured why not some tacos that i had for dinner today!! These are pork tacos al pastor made with a adobo sauce. and i also made some chicken tacos that i marinaded in lemon juice and some orange with just salt and black pepper. Here are some pics

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  2. Wow, that looks tasty!
     
  3. yrrndsmoker

    yrrndsmoker Smoke Blower

    Is the pork loin meat?  How did you make your Adobo sauce and how long did you let it soak?  Looks yummy for sure!!!
     
  4. bratrules

    bratrules Smoking Fanatic

    Thats actually pork butt that i thin sliced. and as for the adobo it is,Chili ancho and chipotle, with some vinger and black pepper, fresh garlic, and salt. blend it all with pineapple juice and orange juice. let it sit for about 6 hours!!
     
  5. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    az
    looks good as hell!
     
  6. bratrules

    bratrules Smoking Fanatic

    Here is the Adobo recipe in more detail!!

    2 chili anchos (toasted over an open flame)

    3 chipotile chili's

    3 cloves of garlic

    1/2 tsp whole black pepper

    1/4 tsp thyme

    2 tbsp dried oregano

    1/4 cup of orange juice

    1/4 cup of pineapple juice

    and a splash of apple cider vinegar and salt to taste

    blend it all in the blender till very smooth.

    add water if needed!!
     
  7. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Wow i love those. Couldn't i just use the adobo from chipotles & get close to the same affect??
     
  8. bratrules

    bratrules Smoking Fanatic

    I think it will be a bit to spicy i also smoke my own chipotle chili's i use a bit different recipe for that adobo. but hey if you like it hot go ahead and give it a shot!!
     
  9. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Looking great but I could go for some habs in there. [​IMG]  Heat junky here. [​IMG]
     
  10. bratrules

    bratrules Smoking Fanatic

    ya i just make a hab salsa server it on the side!!
     
  11. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Those looked great
     
  12. shooter1

    shooter1 Smoking Fanatic

    Looks really good, gonna have to try this for sure. Thanks for sharing.
     
  13. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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    Now I could eat maybe a dozen of those little beauties for sure. I really like the home made adobo sauce. Thats a keeper for sure.
     
  14. new2que

    new2que Meat Mopper

    I'm telling you those tacos look awesome!

    Last spring we made and sold some pork and chicken tacos very similiar to that except with a special avocado slaw my wife makes... had a line around the block!

    That marinade looks fantastic though, i'll have to remember that one!

    Thanks for sharing.
     
  15. boiseque

    boiseque Smoke Blower

    If the weather stays nice this weekend I am going to give this one a try, Al Pastor tacos are one of my favs.  There is a great taco truck down the street from my work that sells some of the best I have had.  Thanks for sharing the recipe!!!
     
  16. bratrules

    bratrules Smoking Fanatic

    give them a try if you can marinade overnight even better!!!
     
  17. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking good for sure. I love tacos!!!
     
  18. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

     Very Nice, I love the adobo also...........with Habs on the side! Thanks for sharing your recipe [​IMG]
     

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