Lime-Cilantro Pork Tacos

A delicious twist on tacos.  Use the same pan for the whole recipe to make clean-up a breeze.  Recipes serves 4 (2 tacos each).

What you’ll need:

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed of excess fat and cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced onion
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeded and thinly chopped
  • 1/2 cup fat-free chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped plum tomato
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 8 (6-inch) whole-wheat tortillas

What you’ll do:

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Sprinkle the sliced pork with salt and pepper.
  • Add oil to the pan.  Add pork and saute 4 minutes or until browned.
  • Remove the pork from the pan and place in a bowl.  Add the onion and jalapeno to the pan, saute 5 minutes or until tender.
  • Add the broth and reduce the heat and simmer for 1 minute, scraping the bottom of the pan.
  • Stir in the tomato and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Return the pork to the tomato and onion mixture.  Stir in the cilantro and the lime juice and cook for a minute or until pork is done.
  • Heat the tortillas according to package directions.
  • Spoon 1/2 cup of the mixture into each tortillas, roll up.

Recipe and image from Cooking Light. 

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!



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