made this last night… WOW. Super fast and delicious. Seasoned Pork with Cumin as well as S&P, and the tenderloin could have stayed in the oven a minute longer... Lite Daisy Sourcream with lime juice instead of Mexican Crema. I served it for myself over a bed of lettuce, but I know the corn tortillas were just as good (my boyfriend told me so). Pretty presentation… Up there on the list of my favorite CL Taco recipes for sure.
Roasted Pork Tenderloin Tacos
cconnito Posted: 04/22/14
Dorseyl Posted: 08/12/14
Okay, sorry to be a review downer, but I just didn't find these to be that great. I actually thought they really lacked flavor and the meat wasn't my favorite. Plus cook for 8 minutes? Ha! Mine took much longer to reach 145 degrees. Overall, I just don't think I'd go through the trouble of making these again.
MyTastyRecipes Posted: 05/23/14
This was a dynamite recipe!! Absolutely loved it! I think the real flavor is in the mojo marinade. Not wanting to buy a giant bottle that I would use once, I made my own mojo marinade. Quick and easy recipe on Allrecipes.com. I just put a pinch of everything in a small dish and mixed it together. Also, I used pre-sliced flank steak made for stir-fry. Delicious flavors!
arlingtonaf Posted: 06/12/14
I normally don't like pork, but I thought this was delicious and so did my husband. The Goya mojo marinade gave it a lot of flavor and was very inexpensive, so it is worth buying (or making!). The onions were very easy to make and I liked the mellow taste after they were pickled a bit. The tacos ended up looking just like the picture - very pretty! The only drawback is that the pork took a LOT longer to get to 145 degrees than the 8 minutes stated in the recipe. My tenderloin was about 1.5 lbs (so bigger than the recipe called for) but it took a solid 35-40 minutes in the oven in addition to the 5 minutes on the stove to get to 145...which kind of made for a long prep time for a weeknight meal.
mrsbandito Posted: 08/01/14
This was good but not one of my favorites, I would make it again. Seems the pork needed something more, just not sure what that would be maybe just more Moyo and we really didn't like the cooked onion. I was not familiar with Mojo so I bought the Goya Bitter Orange because that is all that was available at the store and priced at $2.59. My changes: The smallest tenderloin I could find that day was 1 1/4 lbs so I used it all, I used 4 T of mojo, 1 red onion, and of course I didn't measure the Crema I just took what I wanted. What I would do next time is not prepare the onion in the vinegar, water & white wine vinegar, I would just use the raw red onion, and I would season the pork loin a bit more with Salt, pepper and mojo.