Rating: 4 stars
56 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 1

This simple pork taco recipe highlights traditional Mexican ingredients like cilantro, lime, and chipotle chiles. Cook the corn tortillas over an open gas flame or in a grill pan for chargilled flavor.

Lisa Bell
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2011

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total:
20 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place pork tenderloin between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or small heavy skillet. Remove plastic wrap. Cut pork into thin strips. Combine pork, lime rind, and next 6 ingredients (through salt).

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  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shallots to pan; sauté for 4 minutes or until tender. Place shallots in a large bowl. Add oil to pan. Add pork; sauté for 3 minutes or until no longer pink. Add pork to shallots.

  • Warm tortillas according to the package directions. Spoon 1/3 cup pork mixture onto each tortilla, and top each tortilla with 1 1/2 teaspoons sour cream and cilantro. Fold in half.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

299 calories; fat 9.3g; saturated fat 2.8g; mono fat 3.9g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 27.3g; carbohydrates 27.4g; fiber 2.6g; cholesterol 80mg; iron 2mg; sodium 253mg; calcium 61mg.
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