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Red Chile Pork Tacos with Caramelized Onions

Oct 24 2007 - 5:30am

Red Chile Pork Tacos with Caramelized Onions [1]
From Cooking Light [2]

1 tablespoon ancho chile powder
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed
Cooking spray
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
3 cups thinly sliced onion
8 hard taco shells
1/2 cup chopped tomato
8 teaspoons chopped green onions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Combine first 3 ingredients; rub evenly over pork. Place pork on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink). Remove pork from oven; let sit 5 minutes before slicing.
  3. While pork cooks, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add onion; cover and cook 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Uncover and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Fill each taco shell with about 2 ounces pork, 3 tablespoons sautéed onion, 1 tablespoon tomato, and 1 teaspoon green onions.

Serves 4.

Nutritional Information: CALORIES 304(30% from fat); FAT 10.2g (sat 2.2g,mono 5.4g,poly 1.8g); PROTEIN 26.9g; CHOLESTEROL 74mg; CALCIUM 46mg; SODIUM 444mg; FIBER 4.5g; IRON 2.1mg; CARBOHYDRATE 25g

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