Spices, apples and pork make for great tacos! Try this easy and fast recipe for my Spiced Apple Cider Pork Taocs and find out for yourself!
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 packed teaspoon brown sugar
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt
- ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper
- 1 pound boneless pork chops, thinly sliced into strips
- 1 tablespoon avocado oil (canola or grapeseed will work)
- ¼ cup dried apples, chopped
- ¾ cup apple juice or apple cider
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon hot sauce
- 8 corn tortillas, warmed
- 1 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced into sticks (any variety will work)
- 2–3 radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced
- ½ cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
- ¼ cup diced white onion or pickled red onions
- ¼ cup crumbled queso fresco or feta cheese
- 1 lime, quartered
- Combine the chili powders, cumin, brown sugar, salt and black pepper in a large mixing bowl. Add the sliced pork and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours before cooking.
- Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the oil looks wavy, add the pork and cook, stirring occasionally, to brown on all sides, 5 minutes. Add dried apples, cook one more minute.Remove pork from skillet and keep warm.
- Add apple juice and vinegar to the skillet, stirring and scraping the bottom to release any bits stuck there. Continue to cook until liquid starts to thicken and reduce, about 5-6 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in hot sauce. Add cooked pork back to the skillet and stir to combine.
- Portion pork among warmed tortillas and top with apple, radishes, cilantro, onion, cheese and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- 30 minutes - 24 hours for marinating:
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Category: Tacos