Pulled Pork with Smoked Paprika-Lime Oil

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 3 h 34 min 4
Pulled Pork with Smoked Paprika-Lime Oil
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454 gm Pork, tenderloin, lean
1 1/2 tsp Cumin (pulled pork)
1/4 tsp Salt (pulled pork)
1/4 tsp Black pepper (pulled pork)
2 tsp Canola oil (pulled pork)
1 medium Red onion (pulled pork - cut into 12 wedges)
1 medium pepper(s) Jalapeno pepper (pulled pork - seeded and minced)
1/2 cup Water (pulled pork)
1 tbsp Canola oil (sauce)
2 tbsp Lime juice (fresh) (sauce)
1 clove(s) Garlic (sauce - minced)
1 tsp Paprika, smoked (sauce)
1/4 tsp Salt (sauce)
8 medium tortilla(s) Tortilla, corn
4 cup shredded or chopped Iceberg lettuce
1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
1 fruit Lime (cut into 8 wedges)


Sprinkle pork with cumin, salt and pepper. In skillet, heat 2 tsp (10 mL) canola oil over medium-high heat. Brown pork for 2 minutes, turn and cook other side for 2 minutes.

In slow cooker, add onion, jalapeno and water. Add pork and cook 3 1⁄2 hours on high setting or 7 hours on low setting or until pork is fork tender.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients for Paprika-Lime Sauce. Set aside.

Transfer pork to cutting board, leaving onion mixture in slow cooker. Let pork stand 3 minutes. Shred meat using two forks and stir back into onion mixture.

Warm tortillas according to package directions. Top with equal amounts of shredded lettuce and pulled pork. Stir paprika mixture and spoon evenly over tortillas and top with cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 347
Calories from fat 95
Calories from saturated fat 13.8
Total Fat 10.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.1 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Sodium 398 mg
Potassium 804 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 6.6 g
Sugars 3.8 g
Protein 28.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.3
Grain 1.9
Meat 1.3
Vegetables 1.5

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