Jalapeño Pork Tacos With Pineapple Salsa and Pickled Onion

Fuel up for every stage of the NCAA tournament with this flavorful and fresh Jalapeño Hoopla recipe from TABASCO
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TABASCO®

March is filled with countless college basketball games and the only thing that might divert your attention from the TV is delicious food. The myriad of emotions while watching the games — agony, drama, ecstasy, and anxiety — is too much to take, especially on an empty stomach.

Fuel up for every stage of the tournament with this flavorful and fresh Jalapeño Hoopla recipe from TABASCO.

4
Servings
172
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Variation: Instead of pork, boneless, skinless chicken breasts may be used.

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  • 1 Tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons hot sauce, such as TABASCO® brand Green Jalapeño Pepper Sauce
  • 1 red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 1/2 Cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 Cups diced, fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pepper
  • 8 corn tortillas, heated

Directions

Rub pork with 1 tablespoon of the TABASCO® Green Sauce and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Combine the onion and vinegar in a glass bowl; set aside for 25 minutes and then drain.

Combine pineapple with the remaining 2 teaspoons of TABASCO® Green Sauce in a bowl; set aside.

Heat grill to medium high heat. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper and grill for about 15 minutes or until desired doneness, turning once.

Let pork sit for 5 minutes before slicing.

Heat tortillas and top each with sliced pork, pineapple salsa, and pickled onions.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Protein
37g
80%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Calcium, Ca
45mg
5%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
4mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
7mg
1%
Sodium, Na
702mg
47%
Water
75g
3%

Jalapeño Shopping Tip

How hot is that chile pepper? Fresh peppers get hotter as they age; they will achieve a more reddish hue and sometimes develop streaks in the skin.

Jalapeño Cooking Tip

There are 60 varieties of chile peppers, many of which are used in Mexican cooking. Handle them with care. When handling the spicier kinds, gloves are recommended. Always wash your hands with soap and warm water before touching your eyes.