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Crock Pot Cherry Coke Pork Lettuce Wraps

Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time8 hrs
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • For the Pork
  • 1.5 lb pork tenderloin
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can Cherry Coke
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp ancho chile pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 jalapeno chopped
  • 1 Tb. brown sugar
  • For the Wraps
  • 2 c. uncooked white rice
  • 3 Tbs. chopped cilantro
  • juice of 3 limes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 heads of iceberg lettuce
  • 1 avocado diced
  • cherry tomatoes diced

Instructions

  • Heat up 1 tsp oil on a skillet.
  • Season meat with salt and pepper and grated garlic, then add to pan. Brown on each side, then transfer the meat to the crock pot.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to the crock pot, then cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Shred the meat, then continue cooking for one more hour.
  • While meat is cooking, cook rice according to your rice cooker instructions.
  • Once rice is done, transfer it to a large bowl, then add lime juice, cilantro and salt and pepper.
  • Cut lettuce leaves so they create a bowl shape.
  • Layer lettuce wraps with rice, pork, then tomatoes and avocados.