Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos

Yesterday was Cinco De Mayo and we celebrated as we do always… with food! This dinner combined Asian techniques with Tex-Mex influences to come up with a unique dish to celebrate the holiday, Pork “Wok-O’s”! So, grab a Tecate, sit back, and enjoy our recipe for Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos.

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos
Pork & Onion “Wok-O’s”

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos

We pulled together the ingredients for the marinade: olive oil, garlic, cilantro, limes, ground cumin, chili pepper, and pork tenderloin.

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos
Grabbing the ingredients

Roughly chop the garlic and cilantro and place in the food processor with the rest of the ingredients, then blend it forms a paste.

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos
Making the marinade

Slice the pork tenderloin in 2 – 3″ strips.

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos
Slicing the Pork Tenderloin

Mix the strips of pork tenderloin with the marinade. Place in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos
Marinating the Pork Tenderloin

Preheat the Big Green Egg to 500° and place the Lodge Cast Iron Wok on the grilling surface.

Then open a cold beer while the Lodge Cast Iron Wok warms up.

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos
Firing up the Big Green Egg

While the Lodge Cast Iron Wok gets heated up, slice a large yellow onion. Once the Wok is ready to go, add cooking oil, the onions, and stir fry.

I poured in some of the beer I was drinking to braise the onions a bit and to add some flavor.

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos
Stir Frying the onions

Remove the onions and add the marinated pork tenderloin. Stir Fry this for about 10 minutes.

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos
Stir Frying the Pork Tenderloin

Pull off the cooked pork tenderloin and toss with the onions. Serve with tortillas, sour cream, avocado, salsa, etc. Enjoy!

Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos
dinner is served!

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This recipe for Stir Fry Pork Onion Tacos is easy to make and delicious. Great meal for your next taco night!
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Recipe type: Pork
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • ¼ Cup olive oil
  • 6 Cloves garlic
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 1 Tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tsp chili pepper
  • 2 Lbs pork tenderloin
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • ⅓ Can of beer (IPA)
Instructions
  1. Marinade:
  2. Roughly chop the garlic and cilantro and place in the food processor with the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Blend until a paste forms.
  4. Pork:
  5. Slice the pork tenderloin in 2 – 3″ strips.
  6. Mix the strips of pork tenderloin with the marinade.
  7. Place in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.
  8. Preheat the Big Green Egg to 500° and place the Lodge Cast Iron Wok on the grilling surface.
  9. While the Lodge Cast Iron Wok gets heated up slice a large yellow onion. Once the Wok is ready to go, add cooking oil, the onions, and stir fry.
  10. I poured in some of the beer I was drinking to braise the onions a bit and to add some flavor.
  11. Remove the onions and add the marinated pork tenderloin. Stir Fry this for about 10 minutes.
  12. Pull off the cooked pork tenderloin and toss with the onions. Serve with tortillas, sour cream, avocado, salsa, etc.

 

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