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Martyna Angell

Martyna Angell

The Wholesome Cook
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Spicy pork tacos with pineapple salsa recipe

Lifestyle — Posted 06/10/16

Fresh, light and juicy, these tacos are full of deliciously unique flavour.

Makes: 8 tacos

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes


350 g pork fillet

2 teaspoons olive oil

1 tablespoon peri peri spice mix

½ pineapple

¼ small red onion

Small handful freshly chopped coriander

½ long red chilli

2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

¼ teaspoon sea salt or to taste

Pinch freshly ground black pepper

1 small avocado

1 lime

8 mini tortillas


1. Preheat oven to 180°C.

2. Drizzle the pork with olive oil and sprinkle with peri peri spice mix, rubbing it well into the meat. You can cut the fillet in half to allow it to fit into the pan.

3. Heat a large frying pan over medium to high heat and sear the pork for 5-6 minutes on each side, turning regularly. When the meat is cooked, allow to rest wrapped in aluminium foil for 5 minutes.

4. Peel, core and finely dice the pineapple. Peel and finely slice the onion. Cut the chilli in half, remove seeds and finely dice the flesh. Finely chop the coriander. Combine the pineapple, onion, chilli and coriander in a bowl and season with apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper.

5. Scoop avocado flesh into a small bowl and drizzle with juice from half a lime. Cut remaining lime into wedges and reserve for serving. Heat tortillas wrapped in aluminium foil in the oven for 10 minutes.

6. Once the pork has rested, slice into 5mm-thin slices.

7. To serve, top each tortilla with a spoonful of avocado, 4-5 slices of pork and a generous topping of pineapple salsa. Serve lime wedges on the side.

Recipe provided by Australian Pineapples.

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