Recipes ASIAN PORK TACO
ASIAN PORK TACO
Love tacos? Then take your next taco dinner international! Ditch the traditional Mexican flavours and experiment with the Orient instead. These pork tacos with Cape Herb & Spice Chinese 5 Spice, hoisin and sweet chilli sauce really hit the spot.
- WHAT YOU WILL NEED -
- small pork steak (150g)
- small handful of sliced red and yellow peppers
- whites of 3 spring onions, sliced (preserve the greens)
- vegetable oil, for frying
- 1 tsp grated ginger
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tsp Cape Herb & Spice CHINESE 5-SPICE
- 1 Tbsp hoisin sauce
- 2 Tbsp sweet chilli sauce
- 2 tsp dark soy sauce
- FOR SERVING
- soft flour tortilla
- red and green cabbage, finely sliced
- apple, finely sliced
- green part of spring onions, finely sliced
- toasted cashews (optional)
- METHOD -
Lightly salt the pork strips. Fry the pork, spring onions and peppers in a splash of vegetable oil until just cooked through. Add Cape Herb & Spice Chinese 5-Spice, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, hoisin and sweet chilli sauce and fry over low heat for another minute or two. Serve pork with fillings wrapped in a warm tortilla and enjoy this fantastic dish.
Recipe concept & photography by Lizet Hartley.
Lizet Hartley is a freelance stills and reel food stylist, food photographer and recipe developer. In her spare time she – rather predictably – cooks. Get more of her recipes on her blog at http://www.melkkos-merlot.co.za
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