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Tacos al Pastor with Creamy Poblano Chipotle Sauce

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The pork in these Tacos al Pastor is made extra delicious by marinating in a mixture of pineapple, onion and spices before grilling. The Creamy Chipotle Sauce with cilantro, chiles, lime juice and avocado really rounds out the flavor of the tacos.

20 mins. to Prepare

15 mins. Cooking Time

240 mins. Standing Time refrigerating

275 mins. Total

Servings: 12 servings, 1 taco per serving

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This recipe is: Low Sodium

Ingredients

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Directions

FOR TACOS:
COMBINE
vinegar, onion, pineapple chunks, achiote paste, bouillon, oregano, cumin and adobo sauce in blender; cover.

BLEND until smooth.

PLACE pork in freezer bag and pour in mixture. Seal bag; shake and press firmly with fingers to distribute marinade throughout meat. Refrigerate for 4 hours.

FOR SAUCE:
COMBINE
chopped cilantro, poblano chili, evaporated milk, lime juice, bouillon, avocado and chipotle chile in food processor or blender; cover.

PROCESS until smooth.

REMOVE pork from marinade; discard marinade.

PREHEAT grill.

COOK pork for 7 minutes on one side. Turn and cook for an additional 6 minutes or until internal temperature is 145° F. Turn off the grill and allow pork to rest on the grill for 5 minutes.

CUT into bite-size pieces.

PLACE about 1/2 cup pork in each tortilla; top each with about 2 tablespoons creamy poblano chipotle sauce. Serve with pineapple and cilantro.

Roast poblano chile prior to processing to give the sauce a smoky taste.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 12 servings, 1 taco per serving
Calories200
Calories from Fat50
 %Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1.5g8%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 220mg9%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A8%
Vitamin C6%
Calcium8%
Iron8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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