Crispy Pork Tacos

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    Crispy Pork Tacos are going to be your new family favorite go-to recipe! Summer is finally here. Does it seem like it took forever to get warm to anyone else? Some days I’m not even sure it is really spring.

    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos filled with mango salsa, cool avocado, crumbly queso fresco, butter lettuce and crispy onion straws. #porktacos #streettacos #homemadetacos www.savoryexperiments.com

    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos filled with mango salsa, cool avocado, crumbly queso fresco, butter lettuce and crispy onion straws.

    But alas, the calendar says it is time for long days of sunlight, outdoor activities and family vacation. For many families this also means they need fast dinner recipes that everyone will enjoy!

    One of my favorite ways to provide wholesome, flavorful meals in no time at all is by using Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork from my local Safeway.

    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos filled with mango salsa, cool avocado, crumbly queso fresco, butter lettuce and crispy onion straws.

    Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork creates real flavor, real fast because it is slowly marinated in a variety of delicious flavors and preferred cuts. Simply roast, sauté, grill or slow cook Smithfield Pork for a delicious family meal, or get a little adventurous and whip that tender pork into a creative meal, like my Crispy Pork Tacos.

    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos filled with mango salsa, cool avocado, crumbly queso fresco, butter lettuce and crispy onion straws.

    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos, so why did I call them crispy? Well, I added lightly salted onion straws to give them some pizzazz and a little crunch!

    And instead of sticking with traditional tacos flavors, I opted for combining a Smithfield Roasted Garlic & Cracked Black Peppercorn Pork Sirloin with fresh and sweet mango salsa.

    A simple mix of fresh mango, roasted red pepper, red onion, cilantro and lime juice goes a long way and pairs perfectly with the zesty profile of cracked black pepper and garlic.

    Add creamy and cool avocado, more fresh lime juice and crumbly queso fresco for the ultimate pork taco!

    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos filled with mango salsa, cool avocado, crumbly queso fresco, butter lettuce and crispy onion straws.

    The best part? These Crispy Pork Tacos are ready in 30 minutes or less and are perfect for any night of the week. And Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork is 100% fresh pork with no artificial ingredients. I like being able to feed my family products I feel good about.

    Mango salsa and onion strings can be purchased pre-made, but I prefer to make my own and like to pick up all my essentials when I visit Safeway. One batch of it will last my family a whole week and can be used in a variety of ways!

    Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork is so versatile that I always keep a few in my freezer for quick meals. Right now I have Garlic & Herb, Teriyaki and Smoked Mesquite all stashed away to be made into tasty dinner creations.

    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos filled with mango salsa, cool avocado, crumbly queso fresco, butter lettuce and crispy onion straws.

    In fact, you can check out my One Pan Garlic Herb Pork and Teriyaki Pork Skewers for even more ideas on how to make dinner real flavor, real fast!

    Here are even more easy pork recipes you might enjoy!

     

    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos filled with mango salsa, cool avocado, crumbly queso fresco, butter lettuce and crispy onion straws. #porktacos #streettacos #homemadetacos www.savoryexperiments.com

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    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos filled with mango salsa, cool avocado, crumbly queso fresco, butter lettuce and crispy onion straws.
    Crispy Pork Tacos
    Prep Time
    15 mins
    Cook Time
    15 mins
    Total Time
    30 mins
     
    Crispy Pork Tacos are soft tacos filled with mango salsa, cool avocado, crumbly queso fresco, butter lettuce and crispy onion straws.
    Course: Main Course, Main Dish
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: pork tacos
    Servings: 4
    Calories: 739 kcal
    Ingredients
    • 1 Smithfield Roasted Garlic & Cracked Black Peppercorn Pork Sirloin cut into 1 inch cubes
    • 2 tablespoons Vegetable oil divided
    • 12 small flour tortillas
    • 1 teaspoon coriander
    • 12 leaves Butter or Bibb lettuce
    • 1 1/2 cups Mango salsa
    • 1/2 cup queso fresco crumbled
    • 1 avocado thinly sliced or diced
    • 3/4 cup onion strings
    • Habanero Slices for garnish, optional
    • fresh cilantro for garnish, optional
    Instructions
    1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat with 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Add cubed Smithfield Roasted Garlic & Cracked Black Peppercorn Pork Sirloin. Toss to cook, approximately 8-10 minutes depending on how small your pork cubes are. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain.
    2. In a small bowl, mix remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil with coriander, whisking to combine. Baste onto one side of each tortilla.
    3. To prepare your Crispy Pork Tacos, lined each basted tortilla with a Butter or Bibb lettuce leave. Evenly divide cubed Smithfield Roasted Garlic & Cracked Black Peppercorn Pork Sirloin into each tortilla. Top with mango salsa, queso fresco, avocado, onion strings and garnishes, if desired. Serve immediately.
    4. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

    Nutrition Facts
    Crispy Pork Tacos
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 739 Calories from Fat 288
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 32g 49%
    Saturated Fat 13g 65%
    Cholesterol 129mg 43%
    Sodium 918mg 38%
    Potassium 1164mg 33%
    Total Carbohydrates 55g 18%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    Sugars 4g
    Protein 54g 108%
    Vitamin A 3.9%
    Vitamin C 6.1%
    Calcium 19.7%
    Iron 26.6%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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