Pulled pork tacos with pineapple salsa
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 6 (or 4 adults and 4 children)
Put the pork for these pulled pork tacos in the slow cooker in the morning, and you’ll have a family feast for dinner. Serve with cabbage, avocado and salsa
- 1½kg boneless pork shoulder, rind removed and cut into 6 chunks
- 2 garlic cloves , crushed
- 2 tbsp tomato purée
- 1 tbsp chipotle paste
- 1 orange , juiced
- 2 limes , juiced
- 432g can pineapple , juice only (save the chunks for the salsa, below)
- 2 tsp dried oregano
- 2 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp ground coriander
- grating of fresh nutmeg
For the pineapple salsa
- STEP 1
Put the pork in a large, lidded ovenproof dish with the remaining ingredients and mix well to coat. If you can, chill and marinate overnight.
- STEP 2
Heat the oven to 140C/120C fan/gas 1. Put the lid on the dish and cook on the middle shelf for 4 hrs. Check after 2 hrs and spoon over the juices. Check the meat is tender by pulling it apart with two forks. If it resists, cook for 1-2 hrs more.
- STEP 3
Mix the ingredients for the salsa in a bowl and warm the tacos. Shred the pork and remove any fat or sinew. Serve with the cabbage, avocado, soured cream and salsa.