Al Pastor Marinade Kit

Al Pastor Marinade Kit

Cool Chile -
Mexican chillies and achiote paste to make a marinade for grilled or barbecued meat (see recipe card included).

Tacos Al Pastor (‘shepherd style’) are one of Mexico’s most famous and delicious street foods, with the marinated meat traditionally grilled on a vertical spit, similar to a shwarma or gyro

What's Inside
- 30g Achiote Paste (cider vinegar, water, annatto powder, garlic, sea salt, masa harina, cumin, allspice), 10g Chile Guajillo, 8g Chile Ancho, 1 recipe card.
Cont. 56 gr

What you need
1 small ripe pineapple, 1kg meat (pork shoulder or chicken thighs), 160ml pineapple juice, 50ml cider vinegar, 2 tsp salt, 2 garlic cloves, 3 tbsp oil and your choice of serving accompaniments.

Toast, soak, blend and sieve dried chillies before adding to pineapple juice to make a paste for marinating meat.

-Serves 6 (enough marinade for 1kg meat)
-Preparation Time: 30 mins, plus minimum 1 hr marinating, preferably overnight; Cooking time: 20 mins.
-Serve thinly sliced Al Pastor meat on freshly warmed Cool Chile Corn Tortillas with grilled pineapple, a squeeze of lime, diced onion and fresh coriander or alongside rice, beans and sliced avocado, with corn tortillas on the side.


30 g Achiote Paste (cider vinegar, water, annatto seeds, garlic, sea salt, Masa Harina [ground nixtamalized corn], spices), 2 Chiles Guajillo, 1 Chile Ancho, 1 recipe card.
Nutritional Information

Per 100 grams: Energy 225 kcal/941 kJ / Fats: 4g (of which saturated: 0.4g) / Carbohydrates: 45g (of which sugar: 15.6g) / Protein: 8g / Salt: 3.7g
Storage and Preparation

Store in a cool and dry place. Avoid exposure to light.
Allergy Advice

Made in a factory that handles nuts and sesame.
Really Cool Chile Fact

Al Pastor style means cooked in the style of a shepherd.

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