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BBQ Pork Tacos

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: pork tacos
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 450 kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
BBQ Pork Tacos are a colorful and easy weeknight dinner. Zesty BBQ sauce paired with sweet and spicy pineapple salsa and crunchy red cabbage.
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Ingredients

Pork Tenderloin:

  • 1-2 pound pork tenderloin , trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce

For Tacos:

  • 12 small corn tortillas
  • 2 cups red cabbage , shredded
  • Fresh jalapeno , optional
  • Cilantro , optional
  • Lime Wedges , optional
  • Maldon sea salt , optional
  • 1 cup pineapple salsa

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine chili powder, garlic powder, sugar and Kosher salt in a small bowl.
  3. Pat pork loin dry with a paper towel and crust with spice mixture.
  4. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until pork reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees. Remove to a cutting board and allow to rest for 5 minutes before chopping into bite-size pieces.
  5. Transfers to a mixing bowl and toss with BBQ sauce.
  6. Wrap corn tortillas in aluminum foil and place in hot oven for 5 minutes.
  7. Assemble tacos by dividing BBQ pork, red cabbage and pineapple salsa in each corn tortilla. Garnish with fresh jalapenos, cilantro, Maldon sea salt and lime wedges, if desired.
  8. If you made this recipe, make sure to come back and let us know how you liked it and if you made any changes. We love comments! 

Nutrition Facts
BBQ Pork Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 450 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 2011mg 84%
Potassium 883mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 69g 23%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 27g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 16.1%
Vitamin C 31.3%
Calcium 11.4%
Iron 16.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.