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

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

4 hrs 10 mins
40 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

2 tacos
325 calories; protein 19.7g; carbohydrates 36.3g; dietary fiber 5.7g; sugars 10.5g; fat 11.3g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 57.1mg; vitamin a iu 1685.1IU; vitamin c 25.9mg; folate 36.4mcg; calcium 52.2mg; iron 2.1mg; magnesium 29mg; potassium 425.9mg; sodium 451.4mg.

2 lean meat, 1 1/2 fat, 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit