Stir together chili-lime rub, brown sugar, lime zest, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Sprinkle and rub mixture over all sides of pork. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
This hearty Slow Cooker Chili-Lime Pork Roast will make your next potluck or family dinner a success. Enjoy tender pork cooked with sweet potatoes and apples for fall flavor your family will rave about.
Servings and Ingredients
|3 tbsp. Chili-lime rub|
|1 tbsp. Packed Hy-Vee dark brown sugar|
|2 tsp. Lime zest|
|1 tsp. Hy-Vee salt, divided|
|1 (2-1/2 to 3 lb.) Fresh boneless top loin pork loin roast|
|2 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil|
|3 (8-oz. each) Sweet potatoes, peeled and each cut into 8 wedges|
|3 Red Delicious apples, cored and each cut into 12 wedges|
|1 c. Hy-Vee no salt added chicken broth|
|1 c. Apple butter, divided|
|3 tbsp. Hy-Vee honey|
|2 tbsp. Fresh lime juice|
|1 tbsp. Fresh cilantro, plus additional for garnish, chopped|
Things To Grab
- Small bowl
- Medium skillet
- 6-quart slow cooker
- Food processor
Heat oil in medium skillet over high heat. Add pork; cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned on all sides, turning frequently. Set pork aside.
Place sweet potatoes, apples, and broth in a 6-quart slow cooker. Place pork roast on top. Stir together 1/2 cup apple butter, honey, lime juice, 1 tablespoon cilantro, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt in small bowl; pour over pork. Cover and cook on high for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or low for 4 to 5 hours or until pork reaches 145 degrees.
For purée, transfer 3 cups of cooked apples and sweet potatoes to a food processor. Add remaining 1/2 cup apple butter. Cover and pulse until smooth. Garnish pork with additional cilantro, if desired.
To serve, slice pork; serve with purée and remaining cooked apples and sweet potatoes. If desired, drizzle with cooking liquid.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 9g
- Cholesterol: 90mg
- Sodium: 710mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 51g
- Protein: 34g