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Drop these fresh ingredients into your slow cooker, and a few hours later your family will feast on savory Slow Cooker Pork Tacos!

Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

Drop these fresh ingredients into your slow cooker, and a few hours later your family will feast on savory Slow Cooker Pork Tacos!

Course Main Course
Keyword slow cooker
Cook Time 5 hours
Servings 6

Ingredients

Pork ingredients

  • 3-4 lb pork shoulder
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 C orange juice
  • 2 tsp orange peel, finely shredded
  • 1/3 C lime juice
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobe sauce, chopped
  • 2 Tbs canola oil

Taco ingredients

  • 12-15 corn or flour tortillas
  • limes
  • Cotija Mexican cheese, crumbled
  • pico de gallo
  • guacamole
  • salsa (try with mango salsa!)

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the dried oregano, cumin, salt and pepper 

  2. Rub seasoning mixture onto pork shoulder on all sides

  3. Add onion, garlic, orange juice and peel, lime juice and chipotle pepper to slow cooker

  4. Place pork on top

  5. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours or until internal temperature is 145 degrees F 

  6. Remove pork from slow cooker onto cutting board, let cool slightly

  7. Shred with two forks

  8. Heat oil in large skillet 

  9. Add pork and a little juice from the slow cooker

  10. Turn pork over often to brown it, until the juices have evaporated 

  11. Serve immediately with tortillas and toppings