Juniper Pork Taco Recipe

This Juniper Pork Taco recipe makes for a really fun casual meal when entertaining, especially if you’re looking for a more chilled out vibe. They’re so delicious and packed full of flavour and so much fun for everyone to assemble at the table with a drink in hand and flowing conversation.


Juniper Pork Tacos

Note, that this is one to prepare in advance…



  • 1.5kg Pork Shoulder (cut into chunks)
  • 8 – 10 Flour Tortillas

For The Marinade

  • 1 Lime (juice)
  • 1 Orange (juice)
  • 1 Red Onion (finely sliced)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
  • 4 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 2 tsp Maldon Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Allspice
  • 4 tsp Juniper Berries

For The Stock

  • 500ml White Wine
  • 1ltr Chicken Stock

To Garnish

  • Baby Gem Lettuce
  • Red Cabbage & Carrot Slaw
  • Smashed Avocado with Chilli & Lime
  • Red Onion
  • Coriander
  • Lime Wedges
  • Sour Cream

Juniper Pork Tacos


1.Mix the marinade ingredients together and pour over the pork shoulder, coating the meat. Leave overnight to marinade.
2.Put the pork in a heavy-based casserole pan, add in the stock, place the lid on and cook on a low heat, 160˚C, for 4 – 5 hours until tender and the pork falls apart. During cooking, check the meat every hour and give it a stir.
3.Using a dry griddle or pan, toast the tortillas for 1 minute on each side or until they are marked or crisp.
4.While the pork is cooking, make your preferred toppings.
5.Once the pork is cooked, place everything on the table and enjoy!