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Caribbean Pork Tacos

Caribbean Pork Tacos are bursting with flavor and make a wonderful family meal. The pork is coated in jerk seasoning and slow cooked in a crock pot with onion, orange slices, and beef broth until tender.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 743kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (3 to 4 pound) boneless Boston butt
  • 1 tablespoon jerk seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 large orange, quartered
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 5 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 3/4 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1 bottle Caribbean or jerk flavored bbq sauce

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large pan. Add pork and cook until browned on all sides.
  • Place onion slices in bottom of crock pot.
  • Transfer pork to crock pot and sprinkle with jerk seasoning, salt, and pepper. Squeeze orange slices onto pork and drop orange slices into crock pot. Pour beef broth around sides of pork.
  • Cover crock pot and cook on HIGH for 6 hours or LOW for 8 hours.
  • Discard cooking liquid and using 2 forks, shred pork and place in a bowl.
  • To make slaw, place cabbage and shredded carrots in a medium bowl. Add mayonnaise, cilantro, lime juice, sugar, salt, and jalapeno and toss.
  • To serve, place about 1/2 cup pork on each tortilla and top with slaw, mango and bbq sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 743kcal