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Slow Cooker Chipotle Copycat Barbocoa Beef

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  • Total Time: 480 minutes
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings 1x


This Barbocoa Beef is so delicious and versatile.


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  • 1 /3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 3 to 4 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (depending on how spicy you want it)
  • 4 tsp. minced garlic cloves
  • 4 tsp. cumin
  • 3 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 /2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 Tbsp.vegetable oil
  • 3 /4 cup chicken broth
  • 4 to 5 lb. chuck roast


  • Pico
  • Sour Cream
  • Guacamole
  • Cheese


  1. To make the adobo sauce combine vinegar, lime juice, chipotles, garlic, cumin, oregano, black pepper, salt and cloves in a blender or processor on high speed until smooth.
  2. Remove most of the fat from the roast and then cut into large chunks (about 6-7 chunks).
  3. Pour oil into a frying pan and sear all sides of roast on medium-high heat until browned.
  4. Place meat into Crockpot and pour adobo sauce over meat. Pour in the chicken broth
  5. Cook on high heat 6 hours or on low 8-10 hours.
  6. While still in the Crockpot, shred the meat with two forks. Serve with hard or soft tortilla shells.
  7. Garnish with desired toppings.
  • Cook Time: 480 minutes
  • Category: Main Dishes