Lamb Tacos Al Pastor Recipe

Lamb Tacos Al Pastor is a delicious and flavorful Mexican dish made with marinated lamb, pineapple, and spices. The lamb is marinated in a mixture of adobo sauce, pineapple juice, garlic, and spices, then grilled to perfection. The tender and juicy lamb is then thinly sliced and served in warm tortillas with fresh pineapple, cilantro, and onions. These tacos are bursting with bold and tangy flavors, making them a perfect choice for a festive meal or a casual weeknight dinner.

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11hr 45minstotal
6hr 15minsPrep
5hr 30minsCook
11hr 45m.total
6hr 15m.Prep
5hr 30m.Cook
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Ingredients for Lamb Tacos Al Pastor Recipe

  • 0.38 pound Boneless Lamb Shoulder, Thinly Sliced
  • 0.13 cup Adobo Sauce
  • 0.06 cup Pineapple Juice
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 2 Small Flour Tortillas
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Pineapple, Diced
  • 0.06 cup Fresh Cilantro, Chopped
  • 0.06 cup Red Onion, Thinly Sliced
  • as required Lime Wedges, For Serving

Directions: Lamb Tacos Al Pastor Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a blender, combine adobo sauce, pineapple juice, garlic, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth.
  • STEP 2.Place the lamb in a large bowl and pour the marinade over it. Toss to coat the lamb evenly. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight for best results.
  • STEP 3.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Remove the lamb from the marinade and discard the excess marinade. Grill the lamb for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until cooked to your desired doneness.
  • STEP 4.Remove the lamb from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes. Thinly slice the lamb against the grain.
  • STEP 5.To serve, warm the tortillas on the grill or in a dry skillet. Fill each tortilla with a few slices of lamb, fresh pineapple, cilantro, and onions. Serve with lime wedges and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add a splash of lime juice to the marinade.
  • If you don't have a grill, you can also cook the lamb in a skillet or in the oven.
  • To make the tacos even more authentic, you can char the tortillas on an open flame before filling them.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover lamb can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat the lamb, you can either microwave it or warm it in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Serve the lamb tacos with your favorite toppings such as salsa, guacamole, or sour cream.
Nutrition
value
352
calories per serving
17 g Fat38 g Protein9 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    17g
  • Protein
    38g
  • Carbs
    9g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    9g
  • Protein
    38g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    17g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    136mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    853mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    58mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    3mcg
  • Vitamin C
    41mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    101mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    314mg
  • Selenium
    7mcg
  • Zinc
    6mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp