Grilled Chipotle Pork Tacos with Red Slaw

The heat from the chipotle enlivens both lean pork and lean slaw. Bright, but hearty and filling, this quick main dish is great for the[ grill.]

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • Pork:
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • One 12-ounce pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices at an angle
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Red Slaw:
  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1 small red bell pepper, very thinly sliced
  • 1/4 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 8 teaspoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • Lime wedges, for serving
Directions

For the pork: Combine the cilantro, lime juice, oil, chile powder, garlic and onions in a large dish. Add the pork slices and turn to coat. Preheat a grill on medium-high heat.

For the red slaw: Combine the cabbage, cilantro, oil, vinegar, chile powder, bell peppers, red onions and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper in a large bowl. Toss to mix and set aside.

Remove the pork from the marinade and discard the remaining marinade. Sprinkle the pork on both sides with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill, turning once, until browned and still a little rosy inside, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a large plate.

Grill the tortillas, turning once, until grill marks appear and the tortillas are softened, about 1 minute. Transfer to individual plates. Divide the pork and a little slaw among the tortillas. Top each tortilla with a teaspoon of sour cream and serve with lime wedges.


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