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Pulled Pork Taco

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 hours 15 mins
  • Total Time: 6 hours 30 mins
  • Yield: 15 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Pulled pork tacos is a combination of two dishes, the pulled pork and the carnitas. Carnitas is traditionally cooked by braising pork in in oil or lard.


Ingredients

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Pulled Pork

  • 800 g pork shoulder, cubed (get the fatty one)
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil

Tacos

  • 3 large mangoes, cubed
  • 1/2 head lettuce, sliced
  • chopped cilantro
  • mayonnaise
  • corn tortillas

Instructions

  1. In a pot heat oil and sauté garlic and onions.
  2. Add pork and brown on all sides.
  3. Remove everything from the pot and transfer it in a slow cooker, pour chicken stock, soy sauce and orange juice then cook for 6 hours.
  4. Remove from slow cooker and place on a pot, then cook until liquid is in a very thick consistency or nearly dried, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Use fork to loosen meat into threads.
  5. Prepare your corn tortillas by heating them on a skillet over medium heat.
  6. Spread some mayonnaise on the tortilla, place chopped lettuce, pulled pork, chopped mangoes and cilantro on top.