Cilantro-Lime Pork Tacos Recipe


  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin, cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped (2 Tbsp canned, minced jalenpeño)
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 halved cherry tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 8 small corn tortillas, yellow or white
  • Optional: Garnish with salsa, sour cream, and sliced avocado


  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.
  3. Heat corn tortillas in small skillet over high heat, with a drop of vegetable oil, until lightly toasted. Spoon 1/2 cup pork mixture into each tortilla; roll up. Optional: Garnish with salsa, sour cream, and sliced avocado