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Pork Taquitos 1

Pork Taquitos

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 12 pcs 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Pork Taquitos is a Mexican food made up of a rolled-up tortilla filled with pork alongside other ingredients like cheese and chillies. This tortilla is then fried until crispy then served with sour cream, salsa and/or guacamole.


  • 12 pcs tortillas
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded roast pork (choose the fatty part)
  • 1 1/2 cup grated cheddar
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp jalapeno peppers, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • fresh cilantro
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  • Sour cream
  • Tomato Salsa


  1. In a large pan add oil then sauté garlic and onion.
  2. Add cumin, oregano and chili powder then cook for 30 more seconds or until fragrant.
  3. Add the pork, cheese, cilantro, jalapeno and lime juice then continue to cook until cheese melts. Turn heat off.
  4. Place 2 tablespoons of the pork and cheese mixture on each tortilla then roll tightly and place in a lightly greased baking tray seam side down.
  5. Bake in a 190C pre heated oven for 15 minutes or until tortillas are brown and crispy.
  6. Remove from oven then serve with Sour cream and tomato salsa.