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Mojo Pork Tacos

4 Servings

45 minutes

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Cuban mojo is a tangy, pungent garlic-citrus mixture that’s often used as a marinade for pork as well as a sauce. We use it to balance the richness of tender, shredded pork in these flavorful tacos. A pressure cooker helps us keep the cooking time weeknight-appropriate. Sour Seville oranges are used in authentic mojo; to mimic their flavor, we combined regular orange juice and lime juice, as well as their zests for fragrance. Though mojo is not typically smoky or spicy, we liked the complexity that smoked paprika and chipotle chili added. For more heat, use hot smoked paprika or an additional chipotle chili. Start timing the pork once it has come to high pressure. If you prefer, instead of making tacos, serve the pork over rice with sliced oranges and avocado.

4

Servings

Tip

Don't be shy when trimming the fat from the pork or the tacos will be too greasy.

45 minutes

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Reviews
Meridith L.
September 7, 2022
Flavor Plus
My daughter made this recipe for us recently! So easy and delicious! The citrus flavors burst open our taste buds.
Nicholas A D.

We made this recipe using chicken and it was delish! Served with sofrito rice (on this site). Family loved it.