Pork and Chile Wraps
Sautéed strips of pork, mild green chiles, red onion and mixed greens are wrapped up in warm flour tortillas.
12 ounces (3/4-inch thick) lean boneless pork loin chops
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt, garlic powder and ground black pepper, to taste
4 (8-inch) tortillas
1/4 avocado, pitted, peeled and thinly sliced
1/3 cup red onion, thinly sliced
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
4 cups mixed greens
1 fresh lime
- In medium skillet over medium-high heat, warm oil. Sprinkle pork chops with salt, garlic powder and pepper and cook about 3 to 4 minutes per side until browned and internal temperature reaches 145°F (65°C), Place chops on a plate and let rest 5 minutes.
- Cut chops into 1/4-inch slices.
- Microwave tortillas on high until slightly warm and softened, about 30 seconds. Place tortillas on workspace and top with pork, avocado, onion, chiles and salad greens stopping 2-inches short of one edge. Squeeze desired amount of lime juice over each.
- Working one tortilla at a time, fold one side of tortilla up and over fillings. Tuck fillings in tightly, then fold in the 2-inch edge. Continue rolling tortilla toward the other side, securing with toothpick if necessary. Repeat with remaining tortillas and serve.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 290 calories; Protein: 23 grams; Fat: 10 grams; Sodium: 310 milligrams; Cholesterol: 60 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 1 grams; Carbohydrates: 26 grams; Fiber: 4 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.