slow cooker al pastor tacos

Slow Cooker Al Pastor Tacos

Delicious and flavorful, these Tacos Al Pastor are made in the slow cooker which makes them incredibly easy.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword al pastor, slow cooker al pastor, tacos al pastor
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 316kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 4-5 lbs pork carnitas or pork shoulder roast
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 12 oz. can chicken broth
  • 2 8 oz. cans pineapple tidbits with juice
  • 1 7 oz. can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/3 C chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • corn tortillas sliced radishes, cotjia cheese, pineapple, cilantro for garnish.


  • Sprinkle meat with 2 tsp salt and place into a slow cooker.
  • Pour chicken broth and 1 can pineapple tidbits over roast.
  • In a blender, blend chipotle peppers and remaining can of pineapple in blender or food processer until smooth.
  • Pour over roast.
  • Cover and cook on high for 6 hours or low for 8-10 hours.
  • Remove pork and shred.
  • Add pork back into juice in slow cooker. Stir.
  • Serve and garnish as desired.


Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 2160mg | Potassium: 809mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 735IU | Vitamin C: 15.8mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 3.2mg