Jalapeño Orange Pork Tenderloin Street Tacos



2 pork tenderloins (approximately 1-1/4 pounds each)
1 lime (juice of)
1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon cumin
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Ingredients for Glaze

2 limes (zest and juice)
1/2 cup orange marmelade
1 clove garlic, minced
1 jalapeño, diced and seeded
pinch of sea salt

Toppings for Tacos

sliced jalapeño (seeds removed)
minced cilantro
diced red onion
diced tomato
shredded pepper jack cheese
light sour cream

Also needed

street taco flour tortillas


  1. Place tenderloins in a glass dish to bake. Squeeze lime juice over pork.
  2. In a small dish, mix kosher salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, cumin, oregano, garlic powder and onion powder. Sprinkle over entire pork loin.
  3. Place in refrigerator for an hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and bake tenderloins for 30-35 minutes.
  5. In large glass measuring cup, mix orange marmalade, lime juice, lime zest, jalapeño, garlic, and sea salt.
  6. Pour glaze over pork and let cook an additional 5-10 minutes. The pork is done when the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.
  7. Let rest on a cutting board for 10 minutes. Cut into bite size pieces for tacos.


Until next time, Kris