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pork tacos with poblano pico and lime crema

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Shea Goldstein
Royal Palm Beach, FL

These combination of flavors in these tacos are amazing - the poblano pepper and white cheddar are perfect with the pork!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These tacos are bursting with layers of goodness! The pico packs a nice punch of flavor thanks to the poblano and jalapeno. The pork is juicy and spicy. The lime crema has a bit of tang and cools things down. A fiesta for your mouth!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For pork tacos with poblano pico and lime crema

  • 1 lg
    poblano pepper
  • 1 lg
    jalapeno pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 15 oz
    petite diced tomatoes, canned
  • 1/2 lg
    yellow onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1/2 sm
    lime, juiced
  • 1 bunch
    cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 lg
    lime, juiced
  • 1/3 c
    sour cream
  • 1 lb
    leftover pork loin, chopped or shredded
  • 1/2 c
    chicken stock
  • 2 Tbsp
    hot sauce
  • 2 c
    white cheddar, shredded
  • 1 pkg
    flour tortillas
  • 1 bunch
    cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    pickled jalapenos, sliced
  • 1 c
    green leaf lettuce, chopped

How To Make pork tacos with poblano pico and lime crema

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • 2
    Drizzle olive oil over the poblano and jalapeno and roast for about 5 minutes on each side, until blistered. Remove from oven.
  • 3
    When peppers have cooled, dice and add remaining ingredients; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 4
    Make lime crema by whisking together the lime and sour cream; refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 5
    Heat the pork in a large pan over medium heat with stock and hot sauce, stirring to combine. Reduce heat to medium low, cover and let simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • 6
    Assemble tacos by adding pork, cheese, pico, lettuce, cilantro, crema and jalapenos.