taco week day 4: pork tacos with red pepper pico de gallo
yay for crock pot meals! best thing ever to make in the crock pot is shredded pork. you can never go wrong.
the red pepper pico de gallo brings a freshness to the dish. a trick for getting more juice out of your lime- throw it in the microwave for 12 seconds before slicing.
pork tacos with red pepper pico de gallo
3 lb pork shoulder
1/2 c queso fresco or queso blanco, crumbled (mexican cheese)
mexican pork rub
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp paprika
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
red pepper pico de gallo
2 plum tomatoes, diced
1/3 c white onion, diced
2 tbs jalapeno, minced
1/2 c red pepper, diced
3 tbs cilantro, chopped
juice of one lime
1. combine mexican spice rub ingredients in a small bowl. rub over pork shoulder.
2. cook in crock pot with a half of a cup of water for 4-6 hours. once cooled, shred and set aside.
3. combine red pepper pico de gallo ingredients in a bowl.
4. pile pork, pico de gallo and cheese on top of a warmed corn tortilla.