Tacos "al pastor" (or "shepherd style") is an example of fusion food between Lebanese shawarma and grilled pork sold by Mexican street vendors. Think rotisserie-grilled pork rubbed with spices of the Middle East, sliced and served in a taco with Mexican style pickled onions (escabeche), coriander and fresh pineapple. Here we pack the punch of these classic flavours without the need for a rotisserie spit in your home!

Cook our delicious Pork Tacos al Pastor in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Pork Tacos al Pastor. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Al Pastor Spice Blend pot, a Frijoles Paste pot and a Habanero Hot Sauce pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Pork Tacos al Pastor in just 25 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Al Pastor Spice Blend
  • Frijoles Paste
  • Habanero Hot Sauce

Your shopping list for 2 servings:

  • 300g pork fillet cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 400g tin black beans (don't drain)
  • 4 soft corn tortillas (check for GF if needed)
  • 1 snack pack of pineapple (about 100g), cut into small cubes
  • a handful of coriander (optional)
  • 1 lime (optional)
  • 1 small red onion finely sliced, (see tip) (optional)

Our 25 minute recipe

  1. Get prepped

    Marinate the pork in the AL PASTOR SPICE BLEND. Keep aside.

    Mix the HABANERO HOT SAUCE with 1 tbsp water in a small bowl to loosen it. Keep aside. 

    If you're doing the extra optional pickled onions (see tip), prep this now.

  2. Make the Frijoles (pronounced fri-HO-lez!)

    Heat a little oil in a saucepan and fry the chopped onion for 2 mins to soften, then mix in the FRIJOLES PASTE.

    Tip the black beans (including the liquid) into the pan and gently bring to a simmer for 2 mins.

    Turn the heat down and mash the beans with a potato masher until around half are mashed, then mix well to create a thick, saucy bean mixture.

  3. Fry the pork

    Heat a little oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat and then fry the pork quickly until golden brown on both sides (around 2-3 mins).

    Turn down the heat to medium-low and cook for 2 more mins, or until the pork is cooked through.

  4. Serve!

    To make your tacos, spread a spoonful of beans onto a tortilla, top with some pork and pineapple pieces and coriander and lime juice (if having). Lightly drizzle some hot sauce over your tacos


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