Marinated and Grilled Pork Tacos (Puerco Adobabo)

"Mmm! This may seem like a long list of ingredients, but it should go together fairly quickly and the results are worth it. I like flour tortillas - Costco has good ones--Tortilla Land Uncooked. Found this one in the paper. Allow 2 hours (or less) to marinate."
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  • In a food processor combine the 1 c chopped pineapple, garlic cumin salt chiles and vinegar; process until smooth.
  • Transfer to a bowl or ziploc, add pork turning to coat all the meat.
  • Refrigerate for NO MORE THAN 2 hours. Gets mooshy if left longer than that.
  • Preheat grill to hot.
  • Discard marinade.
  • Place half of the meat in a single layer on the grill and cook, without moving for about 5 minute.
  • Transfer cooked meat to baking pan and repeat with remaining meat.
  • While meat cooks, arrange pineapple slices around meat and cook on each side until fruit has nice grill marks and is slightly caramelized, 5-6 minute per side.
  • Allow meat to rest at least 5 minute before slicing into thin slices against the grain.
  • Chop grilled pineapple into small bits.
  • Pour any juices from meat and pineapple over meat.
  • Serve with listed condiments wrapped in warm tortillas.

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