Meal Kit

Mesquite Pork Chop with Sriracha Butter

and red pepper-cauliflower hash

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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Where there's smoke, there's fire. Indeed, where there's smoky-sweet mesquite being stirred into the butter that tops this succulent pork chop, there's also the fiery heat of the hot sauce of the decade, Sriracha. Mixed together, they'll melt over the pork with such a divine delectable touch, you'll be making batches of this butter on your own for your other meats and vegetables. Smoke and fire, bringing not-so-much destruction and instead, pure deliciousness.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 12 oz. Cauliflower Florets
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 16 oz. Bone-in Pork Chops
  • Info
    ⅗ oz. Butter
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha
  • 2 tsp. Mesquite Seasoning

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Medium Oven-Safe Pan
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Cut cauliflower florets into bite-sized pieces, if necessary.

    Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut red bell pepper into 1" dice.

    Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with 1/2 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  2. 2

    Make the Butter

    Add butter, Sriracha (to taste), and half the seasoning blend (reserve remaining for hash) to a mixing bowl and thoroughly combine.

    Form butter mixture into two equally-sized disks. Refrigerate until plating.

  3. 3

    Sear and Bake the Pork Chops

    Place a medium oven-safe pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add pork chops to hot pan. Sear on one side until browned, 3-5 minutes.

    Flip pork chops, and place pan in hot oven. Roast until pork chops reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4-6 minutes.

    While pork chops roast, make hash.

  4. 4

    Make the Hash

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add cauliflower and red bell pepper to hot pan and stir occasionally, 10 minutes.

    Add remaining seasoning blend and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir occasionally vegetables are crisp-tender and slightly charred, 3-4 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping pork chops with butter. Bon appétit!

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