Lime-Cilantro Pork Tacos

Use the same pan to brown the pork and make the rave-worthy sauce. Browning the pork improves its color, and the browned bits enrich the sauce's flavor. Add more jalapoño pepper if you enjoy spicy food. Calories:416 (28% from fat) Fat:13.1g (sat 3.6g,mono 6.8g,poly 1.6g) Protein:30.2g Carbohydrate:43.1g Fiber:3.6g Cholesterol:75mg Iron:3.8mg Sodium:569mg Calcium:101mg

Lime-Cilantro Pork Tacos

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  • 1

    pound pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut into thin strips

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2

    teaspoons olive oil

  • cups thinly sliced onion

  • 1

    small jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped

  • ½

    cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

  • ½

    cup chopped plum tomato

  • 3

    tablespoons chopped cilantro

  • tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 8

    (6-inch) flour tortillas


Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with salt and black pepper. Add oil to pan. Add pork, and sauté 4 minutes or until browned. Remove pork from pan; place in a bowl. Add onion and jalapeño to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add broth; reduce heat, and simmer 1 minute, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in tomato; simmer 2 minutes. Return pork and accumulated juices to pan. Stir in cilantro and lime juice; cook 1 minute or until pork is done. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Spoon 1/2 cup pork mixture into each tortilla; roll up.


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