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Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos

Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos are marinated in a wonderful Cilantro Lime Marinade and served on Freshly grilled corn tortillas to give them a POP of flavor and taste. They are the perfect Summer Tacos since they are Bursting with a Fresh Citrus Zing and Cilantro.

Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos

Ingredients Needed for Cilantro Lime Marinade
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Freshly ground pepper
Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos
Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos are marinated in a wonderful Cilantro Lime Marinade and served on Freshly grilled corn tortillas to give them a POP of flavor and taste. They are the perfect Summer Tacos since they are Bursting with a Fresh Citrus Zing and Cilantro.
Author: Heidy L. McCallum
Ingredients
Ingredients for Cilantro Lime Marinade
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Freshly ground pepper
Ingredients for Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos
  • 2 pounds of pork loin thinly sliced
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • fresh corn tortillas
  • 2 to matoes diced
  • 1 cup freshly grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 and 1/2 cups romaine lettuce shredded or sliced thinly
  • 1 avocado thinly sliced
  • lime wedges
Instructions
Directions for Cilantro Lime Marinade
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on low-speed for about 45 seconds.
Directions and Assembly
  1. Marinate 2 pounds or pork in marinade recipe for at least 1 hour.
  2. Once done marinating in Cilantro Lime Marinade, drain in a colander to remove excess.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Once heated place olive oil in skillet to heat. When olive oil is heated (do not overheat), place 2 pounds of pork in skillet. Cook pork till done about 8 – 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set to the side.
  4. Heat tortillas – If you would like them as viewed above heat grilling pan and grill them for about 35 seconds on each side.
  5. Place tortilla on a plate, add a bit of romaine lettuce, Cilantro Lime Pork, diced tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and sliced avocados.
  6. Serve with lime wedges.
Recipe Notes

Note – You may also add additional topping if desired such as:
sour cream
salsa

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8 Comments

  • Reply
    Pure Grace Farms
    June 30, 2014 at 1:06 am

    Thanks for coming by Let’s Get Real. Love your post and appreciate you taking the time to share.
    Blessings,
    Shari

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      June 30, 2014 at 6:13 am

      Thanks for hosting a fab blog hop and letting us share our Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos! See you next week!!

  • Reply
    Gaye @CalmHealthySexy
    June 27, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    Hi Heidy – Thanks so much for sharing with the Let’s Get Real party. Pinning to our group board.

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    Mandy Lewis
    June 25, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    This marinade sounds so good with cilantro and lime. We have a neighbor that always gives us limes from her tree. I have to try this. I am thinking I could make a bunch and freeze too!

    • Reply
      Heidy L. McCallum
      June 25, 2014 at 12:56 pm

      The great thing about the lime juice is it tenderizes the meat too! I am so glad you enjoyed our Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos Mandy!!

  • Reply
    Belinda James
    June 23, 2014 at 6:18 pm

    Love this Pork Taco recipe! Cilantro lime sounds so yummy!!

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