Pork Tinga With Potatoes, Avocado and Fresh Cheese

READY IN: 7hrs 20mins
Recipe by larchie

Slow Cooker Rick Bayless recipe, from his website....we made this the other Sunday and it was fab!!!

Top Review by Lori in NC

I'm always looking for new pork shoulder recipes, because it's such a bargain, and this one did not disappoint. The meat was fall-apart tender, and the potatoes were nicely cooked. I omitted the chorizo, used flour tortillas, and homemade guacamole instead of the avocado. Served with chips and guac. Will definitely make this one again - thanks so much for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a stovetop-rated slow cooker liner over medium-high heat. (If your slow cooker liner isn’t made from a material that can be used on a stovetop, use a very large (12-inch) non-stick skillet.) Once the oil is very hot, add the pork and chorizo in an single layer and cook, stirring until the meat has browned, about 6 to 8 minutes. Turn off the heat and if you’re using a skillet, transfer the meat and its juices into the slow cooker. Add the potatoes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the onions, garlic, tomatoes, chipotles, adobo sauce, Worcestershire, oregano and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Pour mixture into the slow cooker and stir to mix thoroughly. Cook for 6 hours at the highest temperature.
  3. After six hours, gently stir the tinga. If the sauce seems too thick, stir in a little water. Taste, and season with salt if you think the dish needs it. Scoop into a large bowl, sprinkle with the fresh cheese and diced avocado, and serve with warm tortillas.

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