Chipotle PORK TACOS

This photo is from the site Cooking Light, as well as the recipe. Yummy sums up this dish. 

 Chipotle Pork Tacos

Chipotle Pork Tacos

GATHER:

  • (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 
  • (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream 
  • Chopped cilantro (optional) 

MAKE:

  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.

Lisa Bell, Cooking Light 
APRIL 2011