8/28/11

Spicy Pork Tacos

Can I just tell ya what is so delicious?

Spicy. Pork. Tacos.

To me, these are new and refreshing. And different. Good different.

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For the pork, I used The Pioneer Woman's Spicy Dr. Pepper Shredded Pork recipe which is similar to my Crock Pot BBQ.

For the toppings....

Mexican blend cheese
sour cream
salsa {I used a store bought "fresh" salsa that was chunkier and not saucy. It was perfect for these.}
handful of cilantro


I highly recommend using the tortillas with the Mexican flag on the bag. It's the only way to go.
Wrap in tin foil and warm in the oven or give them a whirl in the microwave before using.



The greatest thing about this meal is I froze 1/2 of the spicy pork. A little goes a long way. We will be enjoying this meal again very soon. And I mean very soon.

8 comments:

  1. My brother-in-law calls these carnitas (he should know, he is from Monterrey) and I just got introduced to them this past weekend, yummy!

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  2. Oooo! I've just tumbled into your blogland and I'm quite sure I'll stay awhile! Looks amazing!

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  3. oh yes, we LOVE versions of these! Another thing I do is make something I call winter cabbage salad (cabbage dressed with a sharp lime vinaigrette and maybe some garlic and cilantro) and eat that on top of the meat inside the tortilla. I buy a lot of tortillas and just freeze them in their bag. It's not too hard to pry off a few with a table knife.

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  4. the recipe for the winter cabbage salad is here on my blog:
    http://thriftathome.blogspot.com/2010/01/winter-cabbage-salad.html

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