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Lime-Cilantro Pork Tacos Recipe

Looking for an easy Lime-Cilantro Pork Tacos recipe? Learn how to make Lime-Cilantro Pork Tacos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lmeehan

Makes 4 servings



From the Cooking Light website. Serve these tacos in whole wheat tortillas or eat on their own. Also great with low-fat cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Lime-Cilantro Pork Tacos

1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut into thin strips
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 cups sliced onion
1 jalapeno pepper
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup chopped tomato
3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 1/2 tablespoons lime juice

Recipe Directions for Lime-Cilantro Pork Tacos

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with salt and black pepper. Add oil to pan. Add pork, and sauté 4 minutes or until browned. Remove pork from pan; place in a bowl. Add onion and jalapeño to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add broth; reduce heat, and simmer 1 minute, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in tomato; simmer 2 minutes.

  2. Return pork and accumulated juices to pan. Stir in cilantro and lime juice; cook 1 minute or until pork is done.

Categories

Pork, Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 221.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
207
Calories from Fat
57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
608mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
5.8g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
30.5g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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