Savory Pork Tacos with Caramelized Onions

Russ Myers


Flavors of chili powder and brown sugar add zest to this authentic Mexican dish.

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4 Servings


10 Min


45 Min




2 clove
garlic, minced
1 1/2 c
onion, thinly sliced
flour tortillas, 10"
1/2 tsp
sea salt
1 lb
pork tenderloin, trimmed
1 tsp
brown sugar
1 c
red bell pepper, chopped
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
frozen corn
cooking spray
1 Tbsp
chili powder

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine chili powder, brown sugar and salt; rub evenly over pork.
Place pork on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake for 20 minutes.
Remove pork from oven; let sit 5 minutes before slicing.
While pork cooks, heat oil in a large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add garlic and onion; sauté, stirring frequently, until onions are deep golden; about 25 minutes.
Remove onions from pan and set aside.
In same pan, sauté corn for about 3 minutes, until cooked and slightly browned. Warm tortillas in skillet, 15 seconds on each side (or microwave according to package instructions).
Fill each tortilla with about 4 oz. pork; divide sautéed onion, corn and chopped red pepper evenly among each tortilla.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican