Instant Pot® Tacos al Pastor

The perfect recipe for family fiesta night, this classic taco dish is packed with flavor. Use the Instant Pot® to cut both the prep and cook time in half! Serve over tortillas with fresh herbs and onions to garnish.

Serves: 4Prep: 10 minutesCook: 40 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 2 pounds pork roast
  • 1 bag dried guajillo chili peppers, stems and seeds removed, ground
  • 2 cans (6 oz.) pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon Simple Truth™ Cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Simple Truth™ Oregano
  • 1⁄2 tablespoon Private Selection™ Six Chili Powder
  • 1⁄2 tablespoon Simple Truth™ Minced Garlic, dried
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • In a small bowl, combine cumin, oregano, chili powder, guajillo chili peppers and garlic. Rub onto pork.
  • Set programmable pressure cooker to sauté setting and sear for 10 minutes.
  • Add pineapple juice and liquid smoke. Set cooker to manual and cook with pressure for 30 minutes.
  • Use quick release to vent steam. Remove lid and shred pork.
  • Season to taste and serve.