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Grilled Pork Loin Fajitas

Grilled Pork Loin Fajitas
  • Prep Time: 50 minutes plus 1 hour marinade time
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Serves: 8 fajitas

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs. Smithfield® Boneless Pork Loin, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 3 bell peppers, cut into 1/4-inch wide strips
  • 1 red onion, cut into 1/4-inch wide strips
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 8 (6-inch) corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 avocados, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges
  • Fajita Marinade
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup pickle juice
  • 1/4 cup minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots
  • 1/4 cup minced jalapeño
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Cool Smoke Salsa
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, diced plus 1 teaspoon sauce
  • 1/2 jalapeño, diced
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions

  1. To make Cool Smoke Salsa, place all ingredients in in blender and puree until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. Leftover salsa can be stored in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  2. To make Fajita Marinade, mix together all ingredients. Place pork loin slices in shallow casserole dish; pour marinade over pork until completely covered. Cover pan and refrigerate for 1 hour, turning pork after 30 minutes.
  3. Toss bell peppers and onion with olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Place peppers and onions in grill basket; set aside until ready to grill.
  4. Heat charcoal or gas grill to medium-high, about 500ºF. Remove pork loin from marinade and pat dry.
  5. Place basket of vegetables on grill; cook 5 minutes with grill lid closed. Remove from grill and keep warm.
  6. Grill pork slices for 3 to 5 minutes per side until internal temperature reaches 145ºF. Let stand 3 minutes; slice into thin strips.
  7. Divide pork, peppers and onion between tortillas and garnish with Cool Smoke Salsa, avocado, cilantro, and lime wedges.
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