Pork Tacos with Mango Slaw

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

Whole tenderloin is seared and sliced for these quick pork tacos. Serve with lime wedges.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tacos)
Total:
Cost per Serving: $2.42
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 23 Minutes
Total: 28 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 354
  • Fat: 17.4g
  • Saturated fat: 2.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 10.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.7g
  • Protein: 21.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 31.2g
  • Fiber: 7.3g
  • Cholesterol: 55mg
  • Iron: 1.5mg
  • Sodium: 313mg
  • Calcium: 57mg

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 (12-ounce) pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced green cabbage
  • 1 cup chopped ripe mango
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced radishes
  • 1/3 cup diagonally sliced green onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 ripe peeled avocado, chopped
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. 2. Heat an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil; swirl to coat. Sprinkle pork with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes or until browned. Turn pork over; place pan in oven. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes or until a thermometer registers 145° or until desired degree of doneness. Remove pork from pan. Let stand 10 minutes; cut pork across the grain into thin slices.
  3. 3. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon oil, cabbage, and next 4 ingredients (through red pepper) in a bowl. Combine juice and avocado in a bowl. Add avocado mixture to cabbage mixture; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Toss gently to combine.
  4. 4. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Place 2 tortillas on each of 4 plates; divide pork evenly among tortillas. Top tacos evenly with cabbage mixture.
Note:

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