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Crock Pot Mexican Pulled Pork Tacos

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Crock Pot Mexican Pulled Pork Tacos made with pork loin. Using a pre-flavored pork loin really adds to the dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 8 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 282 kcal

Ingredients  

  • 2½ -3 lb Smithfield Garlic & Herb Pork Loin
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • Juice from ½ lime
  • 3 cloves garlic sliced thinly
  • 2 small bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dry cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dry oregano
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika optional
  • Small tortillas
  • Sour cream
  • Lettuce optional
  • Taco toppings optional
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Black beans optional
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Instructions 

  • Place the first 12 ingredients into a crock pot. Cook on high for 5-6 hours.
  • Remove the Smithfield Pork Loin from the crock pot and allow meat to rest for at least 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile transfer the liquid from the crock pot to a sauce pan.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce by half.
  • After 15 minutes and while the liquid is reducing shred the pork loin and set aside.
  • Mix the cornstarch with the cold water.
  • Once the liquid has reduced by half stir the cornstarch and water into the pan until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • Add the shredded pork to the sauce pan and stir until all meat is covered.
  • Spread the meat and sauce onto a large cookie sheet.
  • Place the cookie sheet into the oven under the broiler for 15-20 minutes occasionally tossing the meat until lightly brown and most of the liquid has evaporated.
  • Serve on flour tortillas with sour cream, black beans and lime wedges.

Nutrition

Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 489mg | Potassium: 903mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 214IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg
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