Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Servings: 5 Yield: 10 tacos Prep 15 mins Marinate 15 mins Grill 6 mins Microwave 1 min

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks, diced
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 pork tenderloin, about 1-1/4 pounds, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package white corn tortillas (10 per package)

Make It

1. Heat grill or broiler

Dressing:

2. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, sugar, salt and the pepper. Slowly whisk in olive oil until blended. Stir in cilantro.

Salsa:

3. In medium bowl, combine pineapple, tomatoes, garlic and jalapeno. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the dressing.

Pork tacos:

4. Combine remaining dressing (about 1/3 cup) with the pork in a resealable plastic bag. Marinate in refrigerator about 15 minutes. Grill or broil pork about 6 minutes, turning, or until desired doneness. Slice into thin strips, and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Wrap tortillas in damp paper towels and microwave 1 minute. To serve, fill a warm tortilla with a few pork strips and some salsa, and fold up.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 5; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 343, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 69, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 30, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 25, sodium (mg): 256, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.