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Pork Tacos

Pork Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

Erica Dinho
5 from 18 votes
Course Main dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 pounds pork loin chops
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ cup chopped white onion
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • Corn tortillas each 5 inches in diameter, warmed
  • 2 avocados halved, pitted, peeled, and thinly sliced
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • ¼ onion minced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 large mango peeled and cut into ½-inch dice
  • 1 teaspoon jalapeno pepper diced


  • Place the pork chops in a nonreactive dish. Add the garlic, onion, scallion, cumin, olive oil, salt and pepper evenly over both sides of the chops, cover, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or up to overnight.In a bowl, stir together the mango, avocado, onion, lime juice, cilantro, and jalapeño. Cover the salsa and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Prepare a grill. Season the pork chops on both sides with salt. Place on the grill rack and cook, turning once, until etched with grill marks, golden and light pink at the center when cut into with a knife. About 5 to 6 minutes per side.
  • Cut the pork into thin strips and divide the pork evenly among the tortillas. Drizzle with the avocado-mango salsa, garnish with the cilantro, and serve immediately.
Keyword Pork tacos, tacos recipe
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