Definition of al pastor in English:

al pastor

adjective

  • usually postpositive (in Mexican cooking) denoting a dish made with thinly sliced pork that has been seasoned with chillis and pineapple and roasted on a vertical spit.

    ‘tacos al pastor’

noun

  • (in Mexican cooking) thinly sliced pork that has been seasoned with chillis and pineapple and roasted on a vertical spit.

    ‘a corn tortilla filled with al pastor’

Origin

Mexican Spanish, literally ‘in the style of a shepherd’.

Pronunciation

al pastor

/al pasˈtɔː/