Honey Lime Pork Tacos with Sweet Green Chili Sauce

BY: Si Foster

  • cooking-duration Up to 32 hours
  • servings 4-6 SERVINGS
  • cooking-style dutch-oven
  • cooking-mode moderate

We really enjoy the recipes Si Foster puts together for her blog A Bountiful Kitchen. In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Si put together a delicious recipe for Honey Lime Pork Tacos featuring Snake River Farms Kurobuta Pork Collars.

Ingredients

For Honey Lime Marinade

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 2 limes, or 1/4 cup fresh juice

  • 1 tablespoon smoke (liquid) flavoring

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 jalapeño, most of the seeds removed, chopped

  • 1 Snake River Farms Pork Collar (about 4 pounds) Buy Now

For Green Chile Lime Sauce:

  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice

  • 1/3 cup honey

  • 1/2 cup apple juice

  • 1/2 - 1 jalapeño, chopped

  • 7 oz can green chiles

Assembly:

  • Corn tortillas

  • green and purple cabbage, sliced thin

  • green onions, chopped

  • chopped cilantro

  • thin sliced radish

Directions

1
Mix the marinade ingredients in a ziplock bag.
1 minute
2
Score the meat lightly, by taking a sharp knife and going across the meat in long strips (about 1-2 inches apart). Then cross the slits in a diamond pattern going back across the meat diagonally.
3 minutes
3
Let the meat cool by placing it in the refrigerator from 2 - 24 hours
24 hours
4
When ready to cook, remove the meat from the marinade. Let excess juice drip off into bag, discard marinade and bag. Place meat on a plate.
3 minutes
5
Heat a small amount of olive oil in a dutch oven. Sear the meat on all sides, just until browned. Remove the pan from heat.
10 minutes
6
Pour about 2 cups of chicken or vegetable broth into the pan. Sprinkle meat generously with salt and pepper
2 minutes
7
Cover tightly and place in oven and cook for about 6-8 hours at 250 degrees
8 hours
8
When meat is done, place on cutting board. Let sit for about 5 minutes, then shred or slice thin across the grain.
8 minutes
1
Mix ingredients together in a bowl.
2 minutes
2
Set aside for later
1 minute
1
Cook corn tortillas on a lightly greased pan over medium high heat just until soft on each side, or heat a small amount of canola oil in a fry pan and cook tortillas, flipping once. After the tortilla is cooked on one side, flip and fold in half. Drain on a paper towel after cooking.
5 minutes
2
Place some of the sliced meat on the tortilla, top with green chili lime sauce, top with additional desired toppings. Serve immediately.
1 minute