Maple Pulled Pork Tacos

Mains / Pork

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25 portions
Metric Imperial


For the pulled pork

  • 500g pork shoulder
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 pint chicken stock
  • 1/8 cup pure maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
  • 25g maple sugar
  • 10g fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp onions powder

For the maple-pickled onions

  • 2 red onions, finely sliced
  • 1/4 pint pure maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
  • 1/4 pint white wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 6 whole black peppercorns

For the rest of the filling

  • 25 mini tortilla wraps
  • 1 green pepper, cut into cubes
  • 1 red pepper, cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander
  • 3 tbsp sour cream


For the pulled pork

  1. Place the pork shoulder in a slow cooker and pour all the ingredients over. Cook for 3-4 hours on low heat until the pork is fall-apart tender.

For the maple-pickled red onions

  1. Put the sliced red onions, garlic and black peppercorns into a large jar.
  2. In a pan, boil the maple syrup and white wine vinegar, then pour the mixture into the jar.
  3. Leave to pickle for at least 4 hours.

To assemble

  1. Put one tablespoon of maple-pulled pork into each tortilla, then top with pickled red onion and peppers.
  2. To finish, drizzle over some sour cream and sprinkle chopped coriander.

The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.

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