When your hungry but to tired to make a big deal about preparing something to eat can be discouraging. But isn’t it great when you just go looking through the refrigerator to see what you have, and you come up with a simple idea. That’s what happened here with our Sweet Pork and apple Wrap.
The day before we thawed out some pork loin pieces. But by dinner time I was just too tired. So we just boiled the pork in water with some garlic and cooled it down and put it away in the refrigerator. That same day some home made tortillas were made.
Here is what I came up with, our featured recipe: -Sweet Pork and Apple Wrap- and here is what you will need:
The amount of ingredients for the wrap depends on the number of wraps you want to make. The recipe we are preparing makes about 5 to 6 wraps.
1 cup cooked pork loin pieces, thin sliced, about 1 -inch
1/4 lb. snap peas
1 red apple, cored, sliced 1/2 inch thick, do not peel
1/3 cup avocado oil
1 teaspoon Maya Coffee Rub (bought at Whole Foods Market)*
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
* If you don’t have a Whole Foods Market near by, here is a similar if not the same recipe you can use for the coffee rub spices…
⅓ cup fresh ground coffee (dark french or Italian roast)
¼ cup cocoa powder (dark Dutch cocoa)
⅓ cup dark brown sugar
1 tbsp smoked paprika
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp sea salt
Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container like a mason jar.
In a large mixing bowl, add and combine well, the oil, vinegar, and coffee rub. Next add the cooked meat, vegetable, and fruit, and mix with the wet coffee rub until meat and produce are well coated. Keep in mind we are not marinading the meat and produce, as the meat is already cooked. The coffee rub is going to give the meat mix a great flavor.
Next add avocado oil to a large frying pan over med-high heat. In the Splendid Recipes kitchen, we always use ceramic coated pans (link here on some good reading about ceramic coated pans verses Teflon or non-stick pans).
When the oil is heated, add the meat mix and cook until the snap peas turn a brighter green, about 4 to 5 minutes.
Once meat mixture is warmed, remove from heat. Spoon 2 to 3 tablespoonfuls of mixture on to an open tortilla in the center. Fold tortilla up into a wrap or burrito.
Plate and serve, 2 wraps per person.
We want to add, if you let the cooked meat mixture set awhile, the apples seem to have a sweet onion taste. That is how Splendid Recipes came up with Sweet Pork and Apple Wraps. If you like these wraps you might like our Oriental Chicken Wraps.
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