Pastor Taco

Pastor Tacos are a delicious and popular street food in Mexico that have become increasingly popular in other parts of the world. These flavourful tacos are typically made with thinly sliced pork that has been marinated in a mixture of spices, chilies, and pineapple, giving them a sweet and tangy flavour.

However, mine contained chicken, was served with fries and corn on the cob, and was delivered from Andele Andele via Just Eat. I also added a blueberry cheesecake dessert for good measure.


The origins of the Pastor Taco can be traced back to the late nineteenth or early twentieth centuries, when Lebanese immigrants came to Mexico and brought with them the shawarma, a Middle Eastern dish made with roasted meat, spices, and vegetables. The Mexicans adapted this dish to their own tastes, using pork instead of lamb, and adding local ingredients such as chilies and pineapple to the marinade.


To make Pastor Tacos, thin slices of pork are marinated in a mixture of spices, chilies, and pineapple juice for several hours, or even overnight. The meat is then cooked on a vertical spit or grill until it is tender and juicy, with a crispy exterior. The cooked meat is then sliced thinly and served on small corn tortillas, along with chopped onion, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime juice.


While the traditional Pastor Taco is made with pork, there are many variations of this popular street food. Some vendors use chicken or beef instead of pork, while others add different spices or marinades to the meat. Some variations also include toppings such as avocado, cheese, or salsa, adding even more flavour and texture to this already delicious dish.


Pastor Tacos have become increasingly popular in recent years, with many Mexican restaurants and food trucks offering their own unique versions of this classic dish. In addition, the popularity of street food has grown, making it easier for people to enjoy this tasty treat without having to travel to Mexico.

Very enjoyable, decent portion and nothing left on the plate. Couldn’t taste any pineapple.

Pastor Taco

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

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