Indulging on exquisite pork tacos al pastor

Pork Tacos al Pastor

Chef Adriana Martin
Made with pork loin steaks seasoned with al pastor sauce made with achiote paste, orange juice, vinegar, cumin, and oregano. Cooked on the charcoal grill and served with warm corn tortillas and spicy habanero and pineapple salsa.
5 from 22 votes
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Pork, Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican Cuisine
Servings 25 tacos
Calories 26 kcal


  • 1/3 cup achiote paste
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 pound of pork loin cut into steaks


  • Combine all the ingredients for the traditional sauce al pastor sauce using a bowl and a whisk
  • Place the pork loin steaks in a bag for vacuum sealing and add the sauce
  • Seal the bag and marinade the pork inside the refrigerator for two hours
  • Prepare the grill following the safety rules. When the charcoal turns white and with orange tones, the grill is ready to cook
  • Place the pork loin steaks and cook on both sides. The pork will be ready when reaches a minimum temperature of 145 ° F
  • Remove from the grill and let stand a few minutes. Stack the pork loin steaks and cut finely to make the tacos
  • Serve with spicy habanero and pineapple salsa



Pork is flavorful, accessible, convenient to cook and easy to prepare!


Calories: 26kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 4gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 9mgPotassium: 74mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 5IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 1mg
Keyword pastor, pork loin, Tacos
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