BBQ pulled pork tacos

These delicious BBQ pulled beef & pork tacos are sure to become one of your favourite! With its fresh flavours of lime, cilantro, radish and red cabbage complement perfectly the savoury pulled BBQ pork. When an amazingly delicious dinner in on the table within a few minutes you know you’ve got a show stopper!

Note: If you requested no red meat, steps to make pulled chicken are at the bottom of the page.  The recipe will take 25 minutes to prepare with pulled chicken.

You will need

Preparation

1

Prepare the vegetables: Wash and rinse all produce. Cut the radishes in thin slices. Cut the lime in wedges and roughly chop the cilantro. Thinly slice the red cabbage.

2

Prepare the onion: Cut the onion in small dices.

3

Make the filling: Lightly oil a pan on medium-high heat. Cook the onion 5 minutes.

Add the pulled pork and adobo spice. Combine. Heat through 5 minutes. If needed, add water to ensure the pan is never dry.

4

Heat the tortillas: Heat a pan on medium high. Keep the pan dry Рdo not add oil Рplace 1 or 2 corn tortilla in the pan for 15 to 30 seconds on each side. Use tongues to flip them. Place the warm corn tortilla in a clean towel and wrap them so they stay warm. 

Note: When heating the tortilla you will notice a toasty smell and a few darkened spots – you are doing it right! Heating the corn tortilla is important to reduce chances of the tortilla breaking and makes them taste good.

5

Assemble and Serve: Fill each taco shells, place the BBQ pulled pork, radish, and red cabbage. Garnish with cilantro. Serve with lime wedges. 

Bon Appétit

Ingredients

Included

2 portions

4 portions

6 portions

Pulled beef pork

200 gr

400 gr

600 gr

onion

1 small

1 medium

1 large

adobo spice

1 tsp

2 tsp

3 tsp

red cabbage

50 gr

100 gr

150 gr

radish

50 gr

100 gr

150 gr

cilantro

3 gr

6 gr

9 gr

lime

1

1

1

tortilla

8

16

24

Pulled chicken steps

1

Cook the chicken and onion: Add the¬†oil (1/2 tbs, 1/2 tbs, 1 1/2 tbs) to a pan and heat on medium high. Sear the chicken about 2 minutes per side. Add the diced onion.¬† Add the water (1/2 cup, 1 cup, 1 1/2 cup) and adobo spice. Cover the pan with it’s lid, reduce the heat to medium and cook for about 20 minutes. Keep an eye on the water to ensure the pan is never completely dry.¬†

Note: Ensure the chicken cooked to a minimal internal temperature of 145F.

2

Finish the filling: Remove the lid from the pan. If there is any water left in the pan, increase to heat to medium high and let most of the water evaporate. Ensure to stir regularly when the heat is higher. Once the water is evaporated, using 2 forks pull the chicken.  Add the maple BBQ sauce to the chcken and combine. 

Health Fact

Regina Naturopathic

Dr Craig Herrington, Naturopath

SEASONAL VEGETABLES
Eating seasonal vegetables, ideally local if possible, is not only an important environmental strategy, but also has many health benefits. Vegetables grown in season, have higher soluble vitamins and flavonoids (those disease fighting powerhouses).

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Cooking With Kids

Beyond Baby Nutrition

Lacey Engel, Registered Dietician

Get kids in the kitchen 
Get those kids in the kitchen! Little ones as yound as two years old can help with meal prep. When kids help prepare food they may be more likely to try the same food at the table. 

Cooking for kids?
Go easy on the fresh cilantro¬†as kids may not like it’s flavour.

Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help by completing step 6:

  • Assemble & Serve

Recommended Wine Pairing

PELEE ISLAND GEWURZTRAMINER
Pale straw/yellow colour; floral, ripe peach, honey and lychee fruit aromas; off-dry, light to medium bodied, softly structured with balanced acidity, flavours of honeysuckle, rose water, pear, citrus and lychee; hints of spice on the finish.
Region: Canada
Colour: White
Alcohol:
12.5%
Price (SLGA): $12.99

STERLING VINTNER’S PINOT NOIR¬†
Deep ruby colour; red cherry, earthy and vanilla aromas; light to medium bodied, dry; raspberry and cherry flavours with a nice touch of spice on the finish
Region: California
Colour:
Red
Alcohol: 13.5%
Price
(SLGA): $14.62

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Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free. 

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