Family-Favorite Tacos Al Pastor

Family-Favorite Tacos Al Pastor

If there’s one dish that always brings my family together, it’s our cherished Family-Favorite Tacos Al Pastor. This recipe has been passed down through generations, and its mouthwatering flavors never fail to impress. Whether it’s a special occasion or a casual weeknight dinner, these tacos are a hit with everyone.


  • 2 pounds pork shoulder, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons achiote paste
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small tortillas
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • Lime wedges, for serving


  1. Marinate the pork slices in achiote paste, cumin, paprika, garlic, and pineapple juice for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.
  2. Thread the marinated pork onto skewers alternating with pineapple chunks and onions.
  3. Grill the skewers over medium-high heat for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the pork is cooked through and slightly charred.
  4. Remove the cooked meat from the skewers and chop into bite-sized pieces.
  5. Warm the tortillas and fill each with the grilled pork mixture.
  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with lime wedges.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Family-Favorite Tacos Al Pastor are a delightful blend of sweet and savory flavors. The tender, marinated pork combined with the smoky char from the grill and the zing of fresh lime juice make these tacos an irresistible treat. Whether you’re enjoying them at a family gathering or just a quiet dinner at home, these tacos are sure to become a beloved favorite.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 350
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fat: 16g
  • Fiber: 3g

After you try our Family-Favorite Tacos Al Pastor recipe, you’ll understand why it holds a special place in our hearts. These tacos are not just a meal; they’re a tradition that brings joy to every family gathering. So, gather your loved ones, fire up the grill, and savor the delicious flavors of this timeless classic.

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