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Family-Style Pork Tacos

  • Servings: 4


slideshow Fast Pork Recipes


KEY: Spring, Summer, Fast - Column, Stir-Frying, Mexican, Southwestern/Tex-Mex, Fast, Dinner

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  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ancho chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of allspice
  • 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1/3-inch cubes
  • 1 medium white onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Sixteen warmed 6- or 8-inch flour or corn tortillas, mashed avocado, shredded or leaf lettuce, salsa and lime wedges, for serving

How to make this recipe

  1. In a large bowl, mix the ancho powder with the salt, oregano, cumin, pepper, cinnamon and allspice. Add the pork, onion, vinegar and 1/4 cup of the cilantro and mix well.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Add the pork and stir-fry over moderately high heat until browned outside and just cooked through. Transfer the pork to a colander to drain, then sprinkle with the cheese and the remaining 1 tablespoon of cilantro. Transfer the pork to a serving bowl and serve with the warmed tortillas, mashed avocado, lettuce, salsa and lime wedges.
Contributed By Photo © Sang An Published August 2002

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