Easy Slow Cooker Barbacoa

Easy Slow Cooker Barbacoa

Serves: 10 people
Cooking Time: 7 hour 10 minutes
Easy Slow Cooker Barbacoa


  • 3 pounds beef chuck roast or brisket
  • 1/4 cup lime juice or lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons LA MORENA Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce
  • 1 cup broth chicken, vegetable or beef


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Recipe courtesy of Cooking LSL!
  1. Cut the beef into 2- by 2-inch pieces. Season with salt, pepper, cumin, and oregano. Place in a slow cooker.
  2. Add lime juice, bay leaves, LA MORENA Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce, and broth. Add garlic and onion. Cook on high for 6-7 hours, until tender.
  3. Remove meat and transfer to a cutting board. Shred with 2 forks.
  4. Strain the cooking liquid and reserve all or some of it for serving.
  5. Return meat to the pot and keep it warm.
*Optional: To crisp up the meat, before you serve it, you can heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a skillet and lightly brown it for 2 minutes per side, turning once.*