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Easy Weeknight Pork Carnitas Tacos

With flavorful poblano peppers, and a super simple spicy sauce, these pork carnitas tacos will be an instant hit with the whole family! Top with quick-pickled onions, queso fresco, chipotle lime sour cream, and cilantro for the perfect taco tuesday dinner!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy pork carnitas, pork carnitas recipe, pork carnitas tacos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 668kcal
Author Karly

Ingredients

Quick-Pickled Onions

  • 1.5 cups red onion sliced thin
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 5 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons water

Chipotle Lime Sour Cream

  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1-2 teaspoons water as needed

Pork Carnitas Tacos

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 poblano peppers deseeded and diced
  • 1.5 cups red onion diced
  • 1.5 lbs ground pork
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoons chicken broth concentrate
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 12 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup queso fresco
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped