Chipotle Pork Tacos

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. Total: 20 minutes Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos) Calories:299 Fat:9.3g (sat 2.8g,mono 3.9g,poly 1.2g) Protein:27.3g Carbohydrate:27.4g Fiber:2.6g Cholesterol:80mg Iron:2mg Sodium:253mg Calcium:61mg

Photo by Kathy M.
Adapted from find.myrecipes.com

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Adapted from find.myrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed

  • 1 1/2

    teaspoons finely grated lime rind

  • 1

    tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 2

    teaspoons minced fresh oregano

  • 1

    teaspoon brown sugar

  • 2

    teaspoons chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce

  • 2

    teaspoons bottled minced garlic

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • Cooking spray

  • 1

    cup thinly sliced shallots

  • 2

    teaspoons olive oil

  • 8

    (6-inch) corn tortillas

  • 1/4

    cup reduced-fat sour cream

  • Chopped cilantro (optional)

Directions

Preparation 1. 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). 2. 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. 3. 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.

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