Pineapple Pulled Pork Al Pastor
Take tacos al pastor to new levels of yum and try Chef John's slow-grilled pork shoulder combined with a grilled pineapple salsa you'll want to put on everything. Pineapple also stars in the simple brine, which encompasses most of the prep time in this recipe and is most responsible for explosive flavor that follows. After 12 to 24 hours of brining, the pork is rubbed with an al pastor-inspired spice mix and covered and grilled low and slow until pull-apart-tender. Though this can take up to a whole work day, the pork is mostly left alone; all you need to do is make sure the temperature stays constant. Once the pork registers 195 F, let it rest while you grill up some fresh pineapple for the accompanying salsa. Slap the shredded pork and salsa between buns and experience a flavor profile sent from the gods! Get Chef John's recipe for Pineapple Pulled Pork Al Pastor.