Jalisco Pork

READY IN: 1hr 23mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

This is also known as Carne Adobado. Either way, it is so simple to make, and quite delicious. Nicely sliced up and served in a tortilla, it's a nice change from a steak taco. This recipe comes from Sunset magazine, if I remember right.

Top Review by ex-NYU 2L

This was great. I loved it, and my g/f was even more ecstatic about it. It was super easy to make , and the combination of spices was awesome. It led to a really complex taste. I used boneless pork chops instead of the tenderloin (we're on a law school budget). I also made more of the dry rub and really slathered them in it b/c of past comments. They turned out super flavorful. I actually decided to fry up the jalapeños and cook the chops in the resulting oil to give it a little more "kick". We served sliced with sour cream and jalapeños so we could eat them burrito style. We will be making this again!!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pound pork evenly to 1/4-inch thickness (between plastic wrap is good).
  2. Blend paprika, chili powder, vinegar, garlic, cumin, oregano, and salt, and rub over all sides of pork.
  3. Rest meat for at least one hour, refrigerated.
  4. Cut pork into 3-4 serving pieces.
  5. Pan-fry meat in the oil on both sides, until cooked to your liking.
  6. Drain meat and season with additional salt (if desired) and lime.
  7. Serve on warm tortillas with salsa, guacamole, and sliced fresh chiles (if desired).

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