Smoked Pork Tacos
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Recipe type: BBQ
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 8
 
Switch up your BBQ routine this summer, with these delicious smoked pork tacos. Great for entertaining family and friends.
Ingredients
  • 3.5 lb pork shoulder roast
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ medium white onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp thyme, chopped
  • 2 tbsp ground New Mexico Chiles
  • 1.5 tsp ground cumin
  • 1.5 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ cup orange juice
Instructions
  1. Place a sauce pan over medium heat, melt butter and add onions and garlic. Cook until soft, approximately 5 minutes. Add in remaining ingredients, stir and bring to a boil. Cover pot, and remove from heat.
  2. Once sauce is cool, pour over pork shoulder and allow to marinade in fridge overnight.
  3. Remove pork roast from fridge and bring to room temperature.
  4. Preheat smoker to 225F. Cook pork until it reaches internal temperature of 160F.
  5. Set aside to rest 30 mins, then shred.
  6. Place shredded meat into taco shells with topping of your choice and garnish with lime and cilantro.
Notes
To prepare on BBQ: Heat BBQ to 300F with only half of the burners ignited. Place the roast over indirect heat (over the cool burners). Cook until internal temperature reaches 160F.
Recipe by Un Assaggio of Food, Wine, & Marriage at http://www.unassaggio.com/2016/06/07/smoked-pork-tacos/