Ancho Honey Citrus Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Asparagus Mealtime Kit

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Ancho Honey Citrus Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Asparagus Mealtime Kit

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2
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13min
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40min
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    Ancho Honey Citrus Pork Chops
    with Sweet Potatoes & Asparagus

    Pork chops in a spiced honey citrus marinade with ancho chiles, served with sweet potatoes and asparagus.

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    Serves 2
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    1Ancho Honey Citrus Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Asparagus Mealtime Kit

    Things To Grab

    • Olive oil
    • Hy-Vee salt
    • Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    • Small bowl
    • Whisk
    • Resealable plastic bag
    • Aluminum foil
    • Nonstick cooking spray
    • Sheet pan
    • Skillet
    • Paper towels
    • Instant read meat thermometer

    Directions

    1. Marinate Pork Chops: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In small bowl, whisk together juice, honey, garlic, and all but 1/2 teaspoon ancho spice blend to make marinate (reserve 1/2 teaspoon spices from packet to season pork later). Reserve 1/4 cup marinade; set aside. Pour the remaining marinade over pork in resealable plastic bag; marinate 15 minutes.

    2. Roast Sweet Potatoes: Scrub sweet potatoes; pierce with fork. Place potatoes on half of foil-lined and greased sheet pan (you'll use the other half for the asparagus); roast in oven 20 minutes.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      Sweet potatoes are a great alternative to traditional baked potatoes. Try adding butter or even brown sugar!
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    3. Add Asparagus:  Season asparagus with 2 teaspoons olive oil and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; place in oven on other half of sheet pan. Roast potatoes and vegetables another 10 minutes.

    4. Sauté Pork: Heat 1 to 2 teaspoons olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Remove pork from marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and reserved 1/2 teaspoon ancho spice blend. Discard used marinade. Sauté pork chops until lightly browned on each side, about 4 minutes.

    5. It's Mealtime! Reduce heat; pour 1/4 cup reserved marinade over chops in skillet; simmer about 3 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees on an instant read meat thermometer. Serve pork chops with roasted asparagus and baked sweet potatoes.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    500 Calories per serving
    1 serving (1/2 package)

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 10g
    • Cholesterol: 55mg
    • Sodium: 460mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 82g
    • Protein: 28g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 550%
    0%
    Vitamin C 25%
    0%
    Iron 25%
    0%
    Calcium 8%

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    Hy-Vee Mealtime Kit