Honey and Lime Pork Nachos

  • 10MINS
  • 30MINS
  • 495KCAL

This colourful tray of nachos is packed full of vibrant and zesty flavours that will take you right back to your summer holiday!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories495
  • Carbs47g
  • Protein37g
  • Fat17g
  • Saturates4.6g
  • Sugars18g

Honey and Lime Pork Nachos - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

These Honey and Lime Pork Nachos are packed full of fresh, zesty flavours and are guaranteed to transport you straight back to your summer holidays.

The tomatoes, coriander and onion sprinkled over the top help to make these nachos really colourful and vibrant, and using reduced fat cheese means that you can still enjoy an indulgent tasting dish without worrying about loads of unnecessary calories and Points.

We’ve used store bought tortilla chips in this recipe, but if you’d rather make your own then it’s really simple and they taste fantastic! Simply spray a low calorie tortilla wrap with some low calorie cooking spray, sprinkle paprika and sea salt on both sides and then cut into tortilla chip shapes. Spread on a greased baking tray and bake for around 5 – 7 minutes in a 180°C oven, turning once halfway through.

Serve these Honey and Lime Pork Nachos as a tasty snack, or alongside your favourite Mexican inspired dish!

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Honey and Lime Pork Nachos recipe?

  • You’ll need to count 14 Points per portion of this Honey and Lime Pork Nachos recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You’ll need to count 14 Points per portion of this Honey and Lime Pork Nachos recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You’ll need to count 14 Points per portion of this Honey and Lime Pork Nachos recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make these Honey and Lime Pork Nachos?

This recipe is really easy and just requires a few store cupboard essentials.

How many calories are in these Honey and Lime Pork Nachos?

There are 495 calories per portion in these Honey and Lime Pork Nachos which means they fall into our Weekly Indulgence category. 

These Honey and Lime Pork Nachos are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fit well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Spray a medium frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat.

Step 2

Add the minced pork and garlic and fry until sealed and lightly browned on all sides.

Step 3

Add the honey, lime juice, chilli and soy sauce and fry for 20 – 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until all juices have evaporated. Season to taste.

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Step 4

Spread the tortilla chips over a baking tray and spread the pork mixture over.

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Step 5

Sprinkle with grated cheese and grill on a low setting for 2 – 3 minutes until the cheese has melted.

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Step 6

Top with the tomatoes and red onion.

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Step 7

In a small bowl mix together the yoghurt and garlic granules and season to taste.

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Step 8

Spoon the yoghurt mixture over and sprinkle with coriander leaves. Serve at once.

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What could I serve with these Honey and Lime Pork Nachos?

These Honey and Lime Pork Nachos are delicious when served as a snack or alongside any of the following dishes:

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How do you know when these Honey and Lime Pork Nachos are cooked?

You’ll need to cook your pork mixture for around 20 – 25 minutes or until the pork is cooked through and the juices have evaporated.

Bake your nachos until the cheese on top has melted – usually around 2 – 3 minutes.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep these Honey and Lime Pork Nachos in the fridge?

This recipe really is best when served straight away – it doesn’t take very long to make and it’s definitely worth the wait!

Can I freeze these Honey and Lime Pork Nachos?

No, we don’t recommend freezing this recipe.

How do I reheat these Honey and Lime Pork Nachos?

This dish is best served fresh and we wouldn’t recommend reheating it.

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Honey and Lime Pork Nachos

This colourful tray of nachos is packed full of vibrant and zesty flavours that will take you right back to your summer holiday!
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    30 MINS
  • KCals 495
  • Carbs 47G
  • WW Points:
  • 14 Green
  • 14 Blue
  • 14 Purple

Ingredients

  • 500 g 5% fat pork mince
  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 3 tbsp clear honey
  • 2 large limes juiced
  • 1/2 small red chilli finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 170 g tortilla chips
  • 40 g 30% fat Cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 150 g low fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic granules
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 g fresh coriander leaves roughly chopped
  • low-calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Spray a medium frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat.
  2. Add the minced pork and garlic and fry until sealed and lightly browned on all sides.
  3. Add the honey, lime juice, chilli and soy sauce and fry for 20 - 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until all juices have evaporated. Season to taste.
  4. Spread the tortilla chips over a baking tray and spread the pork mixture over.
  5. Sprinkle with grated cheese and grill on a low setting for 2 - 3 minutes until the cheese has melted.
  6. Top with the tomatoes and red onion.
  7. In a small bowl mix together the yoghurt and garlic granules and season to taste.
  8. Spoon the yoghurt mixture over and sprinkle with coriander leaves. Serve at once.

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sarah houghtonSaturday 14th November 2020

What other meat could you use instead of pork?

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    SharonMonday 16th November 2020

    Hi Sarah, this recipe would also work well with minced turkey or chicken.Thanks for getting in touch and hope you enjoy making this!

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      sarah houghtonMonday 16th November 2020

      Brilliant thank you 😊

Bernadette DarbeyWednesday 28th October 2020

An amazing indulgent recipe absolutely love this. I’ve made with very lean mince beef and was divine as I’m not a great lover of pork
Thank you pinch of nom another fab recipe

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    HollyWednesday 28th October 2020

    Hi Bernadette, so glad you enjoyed this recipe! So glad you could fit it to your tastes by swapping the pork for beef.

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