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Lime Cilantro Pork Tacos

Updated: Sep 10, 2021

Lime Cilantro Pork Tacos: Makes 3 Servings


• 72 grams or 2.54 ounces Raw Lettuce leaves, Iceberg

• 1 cup Raw Peppers, Red

• 1 1/4 lb Pork Tenderloin (raw)

• 1 cup Raw Tomatoes, plum

• 1/4 cup Raw Onion

• 1/2 cup Jalapeno Pepper, raw

• 1/4 tsp Salt

• 10 sprays Non-stick Cooking Spray

• 1/8 tsp Pepper

• 3 tbsp Cilantro

• 4 tsp Lemon or Lime Juice

• 1/2 cup Chicken Broth


  • Chop the plum tomato and cilantro separately. Set aside.

  • Chop the Jalapeno pepper and remove seeds. Set aside.

  • Trim and cut the pork tenderloin into thin strips.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  • Sprinkle pork with salt and black pepper.

  • Spray pan with cooking spray. Add pork and saute 4 minutes or until browned.

  • Remove pork from pan and place in a bowl.

  • Add onion, red pepper and jalapeno to pan, saute 5 minutes or until tender.

  • Add broth, reduce heat, and simmer 1 minute, scarping pan to loosen browned bits.

  • Stir in tomato, simmer 2 minutes.

  • Return pork and accumulated juices to pan.

  • Stir in cilantro and lime juice and cook 1 minute or until pork has reached an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Take a sturdy piece of lettuce and shape to make a taco shell.

  • Spoon a portion of the pork mixture into the lettuce shell.


Calories: 301.7/ Protein 44.8 g/ Carb 5.5 g/ Fat 10.8 g


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