Thursday, August 8, 2013

Tequila Pork with Tomatillo Guacamole

1/4 c tequila
1/4  lemon juice
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1/4 to 1 whole chopped jalapeño
trimmed pork tenderloin
4 tomatillos
1 Tbsp lime juice
1 tsp salt
3 cilantro springs
3 peeled avocadoes
2 garlic cloves
1/4 tsp salt


1. Combine tequila, lemon, cumin, red pepper and jalepeno in dish or bag with pork and marinate in fridge for 2 hrs
2. Preheat oven to 350. Boil 4 tomatillas for 2 minutes, drain. Place tomatillos, lime, 1 tsp salt, cilantro, avocados, garlic in food processor and process until smooth.
3. Salt loin with remaining salt or to taste. Brown loin on stove. Place in dish and bake 20 - 30 min or to internal temp of 145. Let stand 3-5 min. Serve with guac.

*served with Mexican rice

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