Tacos al Pastor

Tacos al Pastor
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Ingredients

  • 4 pounds pork shoulder
  • 8 ounces Mexican beer
  • 40 dried guajillo chiles
  • 1 ½ tablespoon dried Mexican oregano
  • 1 ½ tablespoon cumin seed
  • 9 cloves garlic
  • 1 orange
  • + 12 more ingredients
    • 20 dried pasilla negro chiles
    • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • 1 ½ tablespoon vinegar
    • 1 ½ tablespoon salt
    • 6 ounces cola
    • 24 (5 1/2-inch) soft white corn tortillas
    • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
    • 2 ½ cup fresh orange juice
    • 20 dried ancho chiles
    • pineapple
    • 3 tablespoon vegetable oil

Stem, seed, and rehydrate the dried chiles. Drain and set aside, reserving the soaking liquid. In a small saucepan, simmer the orange juice over medium-low heat until reduced by half; set aside. In the jar of a blender, puree the rehydrated chiles until smooth, adding some of the soaking water, i...

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