Cook the Book: Tacos Al Pastor with Roasted Pineapple-Habanero Chile Salsa

Cook the Book: Tacos Al Pastor with Roasted Pineapple-Habanero Chile Salsa
24 Ingredients
  • 40 dried guajillo chiles
  • 20 dried ancho chiles
  • 20 dried pasilla negro chiles
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh orange juice
  • Grated zest of 1 orange
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 9 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cumin seed, toasted and ground
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried Mexican oregano, toasted and ground
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons distilled vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 6 ounces cola
  • 8 ounces Mexican beer
  • 4 pounds pork shoulder, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 24 (5 1/2 inch)soft white corn tortillas, for serving
  • Caramelized diced pineapple (for garnish)
  • 1 pineapple (about 3 1/2 pounds), peeled, cored, and cut into 1/4-inch thick rings
  • 1 orange or red habanero, roasted, seeded and minced
  • 1 sweet red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into 1/8-inch dice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
Nutrition
310
16% daily value
24 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber, dairy-​free
     

Fat

26% 17

Saturated

25% 5

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 7

Polyunsaturated

- 3

Carbs

8% 25

Carbs (net)

- 20

Fiber

20% 5

Sugars

- 13

Sugars, added

- 3

Protein

32% 16

Cholesterol

18% 54

Sodium

17% 416

Calcium

5% 54

Magnesium

13% 52

Potassium

24% 854

Iron

19% 3

Zinc

16% 2

Phosphorus

29% 200

Vitamin A

21% 189

Vitamin C

162% 97

Thiamin (B1)

47% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

36% 1

Niacin (B3)

24% 5

Vitamin B6

53% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

11% 44

Folate (food)

- 44

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

9% 1

Vitamin D

0% 1

Vitamin E

5% 1

Vitamin K

12% 10
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