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Tacos Al Pastor

Ishi

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The recipe for the marinade
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The hard to find items were ordered from Amazon
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The dried peppers were reconstituted on the stove and all the seeds were removed. Nitrile gloves were worn at all times when dealing with the peppers and marinade
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Really to pulverize
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The marinade chopped
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After the bone was removed the pork butt was cut into 1/4 inch slices. The pork was still partially frozen which made slicing easier
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The pork and marinade mixed up for 24 hours
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Homemade pineapple salsa made up for taco toppings
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The pork tower made up and ready to smoke
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The stack was smoked at 260 degrees for six hours. The high amount of sugars in the pineapple made some very good burnt ends
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Slicing the tower
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About done slicing
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The main event topped with the pineapple salsa, avocado slices, cilantro and finished with lime juice. This cook produced many different unique flavors plus great visual effects
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TNJAKE

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Wow nice job. Looks amazing. Gonna do these for sure
 

xray

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Wow! Just wow!

Al pastor is my favorite, hands down! Yours look amazing!
 

Misplaced Nebraskan

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I swear I can almost smell that marinade in the blender!

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Looks amazing! Pineapple salsa sounds like it's the perfect topping. I really want to try this someday. Thanks for another nudge in the right direction!
 

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YOWZERS!
DAMMIT MAN!
That it the best Al pastor I've seen on here, the most authentic marinade recipe and it's only a lack of a vertical rotisserie allowing for continuing charring as it's sliced keeping it from being 100% straight up (get it?) the real deal.

I bow before the awesome sauce presented here.
 

phantom krankor

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Wow! I was just going to write up my Al Pastor recipe. There's going to be 2 posts now within 2 days haha. Looks great though!
 

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Looks fantastic!! The marinade is legit! I always have dried guajillo peppers , ancho and arbol peppers in the pantry. Easy to get in my little town thankfully. Also have a huge bag of Mexican oregano. Great ingredients for many recipes for sure.
 

Sowsage

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Ishi, Amaizing job! Man I could eat tacos at you place any time! There was alot involved in making those and I know the hard work payed out! Dang those look good! Very nice job! LIKE!
 

Sowsage

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I'd say you knocked it out of the park! Awesome job! Have to laugh tho, seen that big ole tower of meat and thought Sowsage Sowsage was making another monster burger.

Ryan
Hahaha! Man its late and now all I can think about is a big giant monster taco burger! I may have to figure this out in the neer future!
 

bertman

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These are the types of posts I hate. You made this look so amazing that I am going to have to try this myself. It has been added to a LONG list of must-tries.
 

chef jimmyj

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Pretty nice looking meat. The Recipe sounds great...JJ
 

BB-que

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Looks amazing, nice job. When you say “reconstitute” what do you mean? I’m gonna give this a go soon.
 

SmokinVOLfan

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Damnit man that looks amazing! Big points and thanks for sharing the recipe. Hope that tower gets a ride on the carousel!
 

SmokinAl

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Bout all I can say is WOW!!!
Al
 

Ishi

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Bout all I can say is WOW!!!
Al
Thank Al! I appreciate it
Ishi, Amaizing job! Man I could eat tacos at you place any time! There was alot involved in making those and I know the hard work payed out! Dang those look good! Very nice job! LIKE!
Thank you! Yes they a lots of work but worth it
Wow nice job. Looks amazing. Gonna do these for sure
Thanks Jake
Wow! Just wow!

Al pastor is my favorite, hands down! Yours look amazing!
They were crazy good and thanks
I swear I can almost smell that marinade in the blender!

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Looks amazing! Pineapple salsa sounds like it's the perfect topping. I really want to try this someday. Thanks for another nudge in the right direction!
The marinade aroma was unique but good
Man. Nice job
Thanks for the kind words
YOWZERS!
DAMMIT MAN!
That it the best Al pastor I've seen on here, the most authentic marinade recipe and it's only a lack of a vertical rotisserie allowing for continuing charring as it's sliced keeping it from being 100% straight up (get it?) the real deal.

I bow before the awesome sauce presented here.
I know what you mean but I have limited equipment. If you look at the cooked tower one spot has no char that’s because I pulled a chunk of to taste before the guests arrived.
Wow! I was just going to write up my Al Pastor recipe. There's going to be 2 posts now within 2 days haha. Looks great though!
The more the better on these wonderful treats
Looks fantastic!! The marinade is legit! I always have dried guajillo peppers , ancho and arbol peppers in the pantry. Easy to get in my little town thankfully. Also have a huge bag of Mexican oregano. Great ingredients for many recipes for sure.
I’m very rural so Amazon was my best option. Thanks for the post
I'd say you knocked it out of the park! Awesome job! Have to laugh tho, seen that big ole tower of meat and thought Sowsage Sowsage was making another monster burger.

Ryan
Ishi, Amaizing job! Man I could eat tacos at you place any time! There was alot involved in making those and I know the hard work payed out! Dang those look good! Very nice job! LIKE!
These are the types of posts I hate. You made this look so amazing that I am going to have to try this myself. It has been added to a LONG list of must-tries.
Give it a try you won’t be disappointed
Pretty nice looking meat. The Recipe sounds great...JJ
Thanks jj
Looks amazing, nice job. When you say “reconstitute” what do you mean? I’m gonna give this a go soon.
I should have used a better term. The peppers were put on low until they were soft.
Damnit man that looks amazing! Big points and thanks for sharing the recipe. Hope that tower gets a ride on the carousel!
Getting a ride is tough but very glad to share. Thanks for the kind words
Bout all I can say is WOW!!!
Al
Wow nice job. Looks amazing. Gonna do these for sure
Wow! Just wow!

Al pastor is my favorite, hands down! Yours look amazing!
I swear I can almost smell that marinade in the blender!

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Looks amazing! Pineapple salsa sounds like it's the perfect topping. I really want to try this someday. Thanks for another nudge in the right direction!
Man. Nice job
YOWZERS!
DAMMIT MAN!
That it the best Al pastor I've seen on here, the most authentic marinade recipe and it's only a lack of a vertical rotisserie allowing for continuing charring as it's sliced keeping it from being 100% straight up (get it?) the real deal.

I bow before the awesome sauce presented here.
Wow! I was just going to write up my Al Pastor recipe. There's going to be 2 posts now within 2 days haha. Looks great though!
Looks fantastic!! The marinade is legit! I always have dried guajillo peppers , ancho and arbol peppers in the pantry. Easy to get in my little town thankfully. Also have a huge bag of Mexican oregano. Great ingredients for many recipes for sure.
I'd say you knocked it out of the park! Awesome job! Have to laugh tho, seen that big ole tower of meat and thought Sowsage Sowsage was making another monster burger.

Ryan
Ishi, Amaizing job! Man I could eat tacos at you place any time! There was alot involved in making those and I know the hard work payed out! Dang those look good! Very nice job! LIKE!
These are the types of posts I hate. You made this look so amazing that I am going to have to try this myself. It has been added to a LONG list of must-tries.
Pretty nice looking meat. The Recipe sounds great...JJ
Looks amazing, nice job. When you say “reconstitute” what do you mean? I’m gonna give this a go soon.
Damnit man that looks amazing! Big points and thanks for sharing the recipe. Hope that tower gets a ride on the carousel!
Bout all I can say is WOW!!!
Al
 

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