Mojo-Rubbed Pulled Pork and Black Bean Tostadas with Spicy Corn Salsa

Prep Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 3 hours
Makes: 12 servings

Main Ingredients

Preheat oven to 350º

  • Tostadas
  • La Preferida Black Refried Black Beans
  • La Preferida Whole Kernel Corn
  • La Preferida Jalapeño Nacho Slices
  • La Preferida Mojo de Ajo
  • La Preferida Adobo with Pepper
  • La Preferida Sazón
  • Spicy corn salsa
  • Pulled pork
  • Pickled onions

Tostadas

  • 2 dozen tostadas
  • 1— 15oz. can La Preferida Refried Black Beans*
  • 1/2 med. red onion, sliced
  • 1— 15oz. can La Preferida Whole Kernel Corn

Pulled Pork

  • 3 lbs. pork shoulder (Boston butt)
  • 1 Tbsp. La Preferida Sazón
  • 1 Tbsp. La Preferida Adobo with Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 bottle of beer (your choice)
  • 2 Tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup La Preferida Mojo de Ajo Marinade

Spicy Corn Salsa

  • 1 med. tomato, diced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 oz. La Preferida Nacho Slices, chopped
  • 2 sprigs of cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup La Preferida Whole Kernel Corn
  • 1 tsp. cumin

Pickled Red Onion

  • 1/2 medium red onion, sliced
  • 2 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 pinches of salt

Method

Pat dry pork butt and season with 1 Tbsp. of salt, preheat oven to 350º F.

Cooking liquid: 1 bottle of your favorite beer (bottled beer tastes better than canned) and 1 cup of La Preferida Mojo de Ajo Marinade.

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mix, and rub over pork shoulder. Place pork in roasting pan and pour cooking liquid over pork. Place in oven (DO NOT COVER) for 30 minutes and let it caramelize. Flip over and cover with a piece of parchment or wax paper and then cover with foil. Lower heat to 325º F. and flip over every hour. If liquid is low, add water—it should only cover about the hight of a La Preferida bottle of sazón or a little less. This should take about 3 hours. When done, allow the pork to sit about 15 minutes and shred with two forks.

Cover red onion with lime juice, salt, pepper and marinate for 30 minutes. Make corn salsa and taste for seasoning. Heat up refried beans and set aside. Take tostada and spread about 1 Tbsp. of beans evenly, add pulled pork and spread event, and garnish with corn salsa and your lime pickled onions. Take a big bite and ENJOY!

 

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