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Pulled Pork Tacos

Don't miss out on these pulled pork tacos!


  • 3-4 pound pork shoulder, trimmed slightly
  • 1 ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper 
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
  • ⅓ cup orange juice 
  • 2 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel 
  • ⅓ cup lime juice 
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped 
  • 1-2 tablespoons oil - vegetable or canola

For the Tacos

  • Corn or flour tortillas 
  • Limes 
  • Crumbled Cotija, Mexican cheese
  • Pico de Gallo 
  • Guacamole
  • Mango Salsa 
  • Pineapple 
  • Any toppings you like on tacos


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the dried oregano, cumin, salt and pepper
  • Rub seasoning mixture onto pork shoulder on all sides
  • Add onion, garlic, orange juice and peel, lime juice and chipotle pepper to slow cooker
  • Place pork on top
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours or until internal temperature is 145 degrees F
  • Remove pork from slow cooker onto cutting board, let cool slightly
  • Shred pork with forks
  • Heat oil in large skillet on stove
  • Add pork and some of the juice from the slow cooker
  • Turn often to brown the pork until juices have evaporated
  • Repeat with more pork if your skillet doesn’t hold all of it
  • Serve immediately with tortillas and toppings
  • Store leftovers in refrigerator