Pork Butt Tacos

with Grayson West


We're going to make tacos with black beans and pork. You can use whatever meat you want; Grayson used a Boston pork butt.

The Meat

  1. Marinate it overnight in whatever you want, Grayson used mojo marinate.
  2. Set the oven to 250 degrees.
  3. Let it sit in the oven for 8 hours or something like that, until it falls off the bone.

The Beans

  1. Grayson used black beans and soaked them overnight.
  2. Add the drippings from the pork to a pan.
  3. Turn on high and bring the oil to a boil.
  4. Dice up some onions, cilantro and some garlic.
  5. Add onions and garlic to the pan.
  6. Break some cilantro into the onions.
  7. Add lime juice.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Add beans, and sautée.
  10. Let boil for 30-45 minutes. Remember to add water until it reaches a thicker consistency.
  11. Add pork skin for flavoring.
  12. Add chopped habanero to taste.

The Plantains

  1. Remove skin.
  2. Cut into 2" high medallions.
  3. Fill pan with oil and set to medium heat.
  4. Add plantain to pan and don't overcrowd them!
  5. Brown them 2 minutes each side
  6. Once drained and cooled off, smash them flat.
  7. Set oil to high heat and fry the flatten medallions.
  8. Flip them.
  9. Add season to taste.

The Sauce

  1. Half a cup of sour cream.
  2. 2 heaps/table spoons of cilantro.
  3. Juice of 1 lime.
  4. Mix up.

The Tortillas

  1. Take white flour tortillas and add to hot oil.
  2. Press down if bubble appears.

Assemble!

 

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