Meaning of al pastor in English:

al pastor

Pronunciation /al pasˈtɔː/

adjective

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

    • ‘tacos al pastor’

noun

  • mass noun (in Mexican cooking) thinly sliced pork that has been seasoned with chilli peppers 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’.