When I made Pulled Pork Tacos last week I had a feeling that Ryan needed a little something to hold him over until dinner. You could attribute this feeling to woman’s intuition or to the fact that Ryan was grabbing and eating the pork faster than I could shred it. Either way, if that kept up, we wouldn’t have anything left over for tacos. In other words, I needed to do something and I needed to do it quickly. These bite size pork crisps were a great solution. With all of the yummy flavor of a pulled pork taco in bite size appetizer form, they are filling enough to tide over even the hungriest of husbands.
The idea for this was kind of like a shot in the dark. I had all of the fixin’s for tacos right there in front of me so I decided what the heck, lets give it a try. In a bowl I mixed together some of the shredded pork, a few diced onions, some avocado and jalapenos. Next I opened a bag of my favorite kettle style potato chips and picked out a few that were rather flat or had just a slight curl, creating a nice pocket that was perfect for a scoop of the pork mixture. I piled the pork mixture on top and that was that. The salty, crunchiness of the potato chip paired nicely with the tender pork , creamy avocado and spicy jalapeno. The combination of flavors created a tasty treat that we couldn’t stop eating, yet they are small enough that we still had room for tacos.
If you're not a potato chip fan, these would also be good with crispy, salty tortilla chips. Enjoy!
If we are ever together at a party, you would most likely find me hovering over the food. More specifically, you’d find me hovering over the charcuterie board. All the different kinds of meats, cheeses, spreads, crackers and breads. So many different flavor combos to create. So much deliciousness to enjoy. It is my most [...]
This time of year has always been super busy for me but add two little ones to the mix and now I can barely remember to brush my hair in the morning. And with Christmas about a month away now, it’s only going to get busier around here. That is why when the nice people [...]
While the big meal is certainly what we all look forward to on Thanksgiving, the appetizers are one of my favorite parts too. We’ve always had trays of salami and cheese, pickles and olives, deviled eggs and, my favorite, the dips. This year, I thought I’d throw a new one in the mix with this [...]
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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