Mexican Pork Fajitas

No need to go out for fajitas! They are quick and make a great shareable family meal.

Pork ribs
 

Cut: Pork Tenderloin
Prep Time: 10 - 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 -8 minutes
Number of Servings: 6

 

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (500 g) Pork tenderloin, cut into thin strips

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) canola oil

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) lime juice

  • 1 grated rind from lime

  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) chopped garlic

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) oregano

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) cumin

  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper

  • 1 EACH large green and red pepper, in julienne strips

  • 1 medium Spanish onion, in julienne strips

  • 2 small tomatoes, sliced

  • 6 - 6 inch (15 cm) flour tortillas

  • Toppings: shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, shredded lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, chopped green onions or chopped cilantro.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine pork with canola oil, lime juice and rind, garlic and spices. Marinate for one hour, refrigerated.

  2. In a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, stir-fry pork strips with marinade in skillet for about 2 minutes. Add vegetables; cook until vegetables are just tender.

  3. Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in a warm tea towel and warm in microwave.

  4. Transfer pork mixture to heated platter to serve with warm tortillas and a selection of toppings.

Nutritional Analysis

 

YIELD:

6 servings.
 

SERVING SIZE:

1 fajita without toppings.

Per Serving
Calories 310
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Carbohydrates 25 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 20 g
Sodium 340 mg
Potassium 462 mg
 

Source: PutPorkonYourFork

Photo Courtesy: Canada Pork