Pulled pork tacos with coleslaw and salsa

mexican pulled pork tacos

Who doesn’t love a little Mexi night right? Pulled pork soft tacos, crunchy cabbage coleslaw, with a corn and tomato chili salsa.. Need I write more? So I will admit I didn’t make the pulled pork – I wanted to, but the beautiful weather got the better of me last weekend. However thank you chef Coles for providing the goods! Mexican is definitely a weakness of mine – I can’t stop after 4 tacos, it just doesn’t happen! The crunch of the fresh cabbage, mixed with the tender spiced pork and the kick of chili in the salsa is the perfect combo – my mouth was having a food orgasm. Who needs a man when there’s tacos huh?

Ingredients

  • Tortillas or hard tacos

Pork

  • 350g pulled pork
  • 4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp cayenne
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped finely
  • bunch of oregano
  • salt and pepper

Coleslaw

  • red cabbage, finely chopped
  • 3 tbl sour cream
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • salt and pepper

Salsa

  • 2 corns on the cob, cooked and cut
  • 1/2 bunch fresh coriander
  • 1/4 fresh red chili, de-seeded and chopped finely
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 1/2 packed cherry tomatoes, chopped into quarters
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • sea salt

Makes 8 tacos

Method

In a large bowl combine the cooked pulled pork, spices, garlic, sugar and oregano; then warm up just before serving.

Mix the cabbage, sour cream, lime juice and salt & pepper in a small bowl and set aside.

Combine the salsa ingredients in a large bowl and stir – may need to taste to add more salt or lime.

Heat the tortillas/tacos in the oven until cooked.

Pack your hot tacos with the delicious fillings and enjoy!!

Happy cooking, love Jem x

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