Chipotle Pork Tacos

I like pork.  I don’t like eating it the same way every time.  I like tacos.  I don’t like preparing it the same way every time.  So why is it that pork tacos have never entered my mind.  Even when I dine out, it’s chicken or fish tacos for me.

I bought a can of chipotle in adobo sauce for another recipe (coming soon), and figured I might as well open one can and use it to make Chipotle Pork Tacos.

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Chipotle Pork Tacos
Cuisine: Mexican-American
Author: Marlene Baird
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Serves: 8
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, sliced thin
  • 1 ½ tsp grated lime zest
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced and halved
  • chopped cilantro
  • 8 (6 inch) corn tortillas
  1. In a large shallow dish, combine the lime zest, lime juice, oregano, brown sugar, chipotles, garlic, and salt.
  2. Add the pork and mix well. Set aside.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add 1 tsp olive oil.
  4. Add onions and sauté for 4 minutes or until tender.
  5. Remove from pan and set aside.
  6. spray the pan with non stick spray and add pork mixture.
  7. Saute for 3-4 minutes or until no longer pink. Add pork to onions.
  8. Warm tortillas covered in paper towel in the microwave for 20 seconds.
  9. Serve with you favorite toppings.
2 PP per taco

Now, once again, I am a happy camper.  This time it was because Mel had seconds.  I love it when my family has seconds.  It makes my day.

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There you go!  A twist on the traditional taco!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.


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