Add a little spice to your pork tacos with a homemade chipotle aioli. Bonus: the shredded seasoned pork recipe makes enough for leftovers.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

40 mins
4 hrs 10 mins


Shredded Seasoned Pork:
Chipotle Aioli:
Mango Lettuce Mixture:


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare Shredded Seasoned Pork: Trim fat from one 2- to 2 1/2-pound boneless pork sirloin roast. Sprinkle with taco seasoning mix; rub in with your fingers. Place meat in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Add diced tomatoes, undrained. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.

  • Remove meat, reserving cooking liquid. Shred meat using two forks. Toss meat with enough cooking liquid to moisten.

  • To prepare the Chipotle Aioli: In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, lime juice, garlic, and chipotle pepper; set aside.

  • To prepare the Pork Tacos: Combine lettuce, mango, and jicama; set aside.

  • Serve 2 1/2 cups Shredded Seasoned Pork, Chipotle Aioli, and Mango Lettuce Mixture in warmed corn tortillas. Sprinkle with cilantro.


Tip: If desired, substitute 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper for the canned chipotle pepper.

To Store: Place leftover shredded meat in an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator up to 3 days, or freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

325 calories; protein 19.7g 39% DV; carbohydrates 36.3g 12% DV; dietary fiber 5.7g 23% DV; sugars 10.5g; fat 11.3g 17% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 57.1mg 19% DV; vitamin a iu 1685.1IU 34% DV; vitamin c 25.9mg 43% DV; folate 36.4mcg 9% DV; calcium 52.2mg 5% DV; iron 2.1mg 12% DV; magnesium 29mg 10% DV; potassium 425.9mg 12% DV; sodium 451.4mg 18% DV.