Maximum Living Perfect Pork Tacos


Maximum Living Perfect Pork Tacos

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Everyone loves eating tacos, but making them at home never seems to be quite as good as getting them from a restaurant or food tuck... Not anymore! With our carnitas tacos, you'll be hosting Taco Tuesday in no time!



  • 1 tablespoon cumin

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 2 cups of your favorite salsa

  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle chiles in adobo (seeded for less heat)

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 1 (one) 3 1/2 to 4 pound pork shoulder, rinsed and cleaned

  • 1 package soft corn or flour tortillas, or preformed corn taco shells

  • 1 cup Cotija Cheese

  • 1 cup Tillamook cheddar and 1 cup Tillamook jack cheese mixed

  • 2 diced tomatoes

  • Shredded lettuce


  1. Place the first 8 ingredients in a bowl and mix. Score the fat on pork shoulder and rub the pork shoulder all over with the seasoning mixture and place in a Crock Pot, pour remaining seasoning into crock pot/slow cooker and cook on low heat for 8-12 hours.

  2. Put the pork onto a plate and using 2 forks, shred the into bite size pieces removing all of the visible fat.

  3. Place the pork into the tortillas and sprinkle with Cotija Cheese and jack cheddar cheese mixture. As an option you can also add in your diced tomatoes and lettuce.

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