This Sweet Chipotle Pork Tacos recipe is an easy slow cooker recipe that is flavorful and a real crowd-pleaser!
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Slow Cooker Sweet Chipotle Pork Tacos

This Sweet Chipotle Pork Tacos recipe is an easy slow cooker recipe that is flavorful and a real crowd-pleaser!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword crockpot, Pork, slow cooker, tacos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 340kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!

Ingredients

FOR THE SLOW COOKER PORK:

  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 3 pounds boneless pork shoulder
  • 7 ounce can La Morena Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce divided
  • 1 ½ cups Coca-Cola
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

FOR THE SLAW:

  • 8- ounce bag coleslaw mix shredded cabbage
  • 2 Tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 8 ounce can pineapple chunks drained and chopped, 3 Tablespoons reserved
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 2 green onions sliced thin
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro plus more for garnish

TO FINISH:

  • 24 6-inch corn tortillas
  • Lime wedges for serving

Instructions

MAKE SLOW COOKER PORK:

  • Add onions to the bottom of a slow cooker. Nestle pork right on top of onions. Chop entire can of chipotles and add them to a small bowl. Reserve 1 tablespoon chipotle sauce, then add rest to bowl. Add Coca-Cola and brown sugar, whisk to combine. Pour mixture over pork, cover, and cook on LOW for 6 hours. Shred pork, removing any chunks of fat, and continue to cook on LOW for 1 hour.
  • While pork cooks for the last hour, make the slaw. In a medium bowl add reserved chipotle sauce, mayonnaise, reserved pineapple juice, and garlic. Whisk to combine then add pineapple, coleslaw mix, green onions, and cilantro then toss until evenly coated. Cover and chill until ready to use.

TO FINISH:

  • Lightly toast tortillas by placing them under the broiler until edges start to brown. OR toast them over a gas burner until edges are lightly charred. Add pork filling to tacos, top with slaw mixture, and garnish with cilantro. Serve immediately!

Notes

This recipe makes enough for 24 tacos. 

Nutrition

Serving: 2tacos | Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 316mg | Potassium: 612mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 880IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2.3mg