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Juicy Pork Soft Tacos with Avocado Slaw

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  Pork chops 2 Pound
  Grated cheddar cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Flour tortillas/Corn tortillas 12
For the marinade
  White vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1 1⁄2 Medium
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Cilantro 1⁄4 Bunch (25 gm)
  Jalapenos 3 Small, chop
For the avocado slaw
  Cabbage heads 1⁄2 Medium, dice
  Avocado 1 Medium, dice
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Small
  Lime zest 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
For the tomato salsa
  Tomatoes 4 Medium, dice
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, finely chopped
  Jalapeno 1 Large, deseeded (minced)
  Lime juice 1 Small
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), mince
  Cilantro 1 Tablespoon, mince
  Salt To Taste

1. In a large leak-proof plastic bag, place the pork chops in the bag and combine white vinegar, olive oil, brown sugar, ground cumin, lime juice, garlic, jalapenos, salt and white pepper and cilantro.
2. Massage the marinade into the meat, seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 30-45 minutes.
3. Dice the cabbage, avocado, tomatoes, finely chop the onions, garlic, cilantro and jalapenos deseeded and minced, set everything aside.
4. Prepare a foil lined baking pan.
5. Preheat the broiler, before you start working on the pork.

6. In a large mixing bowl, combine cabbage, avocado, sour cream, lime juice, lime zest, chili powder and salt and ground black pepper, thoroughly mix. Set aside.
7. In a medium mixing bowl, add tomatoes, onion, jalapenos, lime juice, garlic, and salt and ground black pepper, toss it and finally add the cilantro, thoroughly mix everything.
8. Remove the pork and slice them in half horizontally and place them onto the baking pan and broil for 5-6 minutes on each side.
9. Once done let the pork rest for 5 more minutes and then thinly slice the pork chops.

10. Assemble your soft tacos with some flour tortillas, pork slices, avocado slaw, fresh tomato salsa, and shredded cheese.

11. Serve and enjoy!

Things You Will Need
Plastic bag
Baking pan
Mixing bowls

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish
Pork Chop
High Protein
Labor Day
Preparation Time: 
135 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
155 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 429 Calories from Fat 230

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.1%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.4%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 77.3 mg25.8%

Sodium 493.9 mg20.6%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.6%

Sugars 6.3 g

Protein 24 g47.3%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C 36.8%

Calcium 18.5% Iron 10.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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