Monday, November 15, 2010

Spicy pork tacos

Spicy pork tacos

Photography by John Paul Urizar

It's Thursday! Have some fun with these spicy pork tacos.

2 long green chillies, deseeded, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 teaspoon chilli powder 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 600g pork fillets 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 corn tortillas 1/2 small iceberg lettuce, thinly shredded 2 large tomatoes, thinly sliced 2 small avocadoes, thinly sliced toppings, to serve (see note)

Place chopped chillies, garlic, oregano, chilli powder and vinegar in a food processor. Process until almost smooth. Pour into a large, ceramic dish.

Add pork. Turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate, turning occasionally, for 4 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Heat oil in a frying pan over high heat. Add pork. Cook, turning, for 5 minutes or until browned. Place pork on a greased baking tray. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until just cooked through. Stand for 10 minutes. Thinly slice.

Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in foil. Place on a baking tray. Bake for 10 minutes or until heated through.

Place tortillas on a plate. Cover with foil to keep warm. Serve tortillas with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, pork and toppings.

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