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Pineapple Pork Tacos

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) canola oil
  • 2 pounds (905 g) pork tenderloin, trimmed of silver skin
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) cumin
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) smoked paprika
  • 14-ounce can (398 ml) diced pineapple
  • 8 small corn tortilla shells, heated or grilled
  • ½ red onion, finely diced, to garnish
  • Chopped cilantro, to garnish

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a frying pan on the stove on medium-high.
  2. Thinly slice pork tenderloin. Mix pork with brown sugar, salt, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, and smoked paprika in a large bowl. Add pork mixture to frying pan and sear for 4-5 minutes, flipping once.
  3. Add pineapple with juice to frying pan, and lower temperature to low-medium. Cook, stirring periodically, for 15-18 minutes or until pork is crispy and caramelized.
  4. Divide pork mixture among the taco shells. Top with diced red onion and chopped cilantro.