Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce Beef Broth Apple Cider Vinegar Fresh Lime Juice Minced Garlic Dried Oregano Ground Cumin Ground Cloves Kosher Salt Ground Black Pepper Beef Chuck Roast Onion Bay Leaves
Place onions on the bottom of your slow cooker and top with the chuck roast. Pour the chipotle sauce over the top, and add bay leaves.
Remove the roast from the juices and shred it with two forks. Add the shredded beef back to the pot juices and stir together. Adjust seasonings to taste.
Barbacoa is slow-cooked until it is super tender and shredded. Carnitas are also slow-cooked until super tender but then crisped up in a roasting pan or flat top before serving.
Yes, it does. In this recipe we use a beef chuck roast. You can make barbacoa using pork or chicken as well; however, I find it most commonly made with beef.