About Richelle

If there is such a thing as “hippy geek” I would fit in that category. I am an animal lover, love my family, tolerate people, and have loads of fun with my best friend and husband. As 40 something empty nesters we are focused on work and play. This is our little place to share our hopes, dreams, as well as express who we are. Come on in grab a bean bag chair and enjoy yourself!

Pork Recipes

Chili Tacos with Slaw

By on January 6, 2024


1 Lime
2 Cloves of Garlic
14 cup peanuts
1 cup Red Coleslaw Mix
2 TBSP Sour Cream
10 ounces Ground Pork
18 cup Sweet Thai Chili Sauce
18 cup Ponzu Sauce
1 TBSP Cornstarch
6 flour tortillas
12 tsp Sugar
12 tsp Oil
Black Pepper and Salt

Wash and Dry Produce
Zest and quarter the lime, peel and finely chop the garlic, and roughly chop peanuts (a bag with a mallet will work).

In a small bowl stir together juice from half the lime, 12 tsp sugar, and a pinch of salt and pepper until sugar and salt have mostly dissolved. Add 14 of the coleslaw mix and pinch of lime zest, toss to combine.

In a small bowl, combine sour cream and a pinch of lime zest, a pinch of garlic, and pinch of salt and pepper. Add water 1 tsp at a time until mixture reaches a drizzling consistency.

Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add pork, cooking and breaking up pieces until browned (4 – 5 minutes. Season with salt and peppers. Add remaining coleslaw mix and remaining garlic and cook until coleslaw mix is wilted and pork is cooked through (2 – 3 minutes). Season with salt and pepper.

Add chili sauce, ponzu, 2 tsp cornstarch and 13 cup of water to pan with pork mixture. Cook stirring until the sauce has thickened (2 – 3 minutes).

Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towels and microwave until warm (30 seconds). Fill each tortilla with pork filling, slaw, crema, and top with peanuts.

For an added treat, squeeze a bit more lime on top and sprinkle with cilantro.