Mojito Pork Chops with Smoked Almond Salad

ready in 15 minutes

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Cook Within: 4 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Soy, Tree Nuts

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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Not often we call dinner “sassy,” but the mix of bright mojito flavors, citrus such as lime and orange, and peppery arugula? This meal has serious, and delicious, 'tude.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    1 oz. Smoked Almonds
  • 1 tsp. Mojito Lime Seasoning
  • 1 Shallot
  • ½ fl. oz. Honey
  • 1 Lime
  • 4 oz. Baby Arugula
  • 4 oz. Mandarin Oranges in Juice
  • 12 oz. Boneless Pork Chops

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    584
  • Carbohydrates
    28g
  • Fat
    33g
  • Protein
    41g
  • Sodium
    731mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

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

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Cook the Pork Chops

    Pat pork chops dry and season both sides with seasoning blend and a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add pork chops to hot pan and cook until browned and chops reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side. While pork chops cook, prepare ingredients.

  • 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Drain mandarin oranges and reserve juice. Halve and juice lime. Peel and halve shallot. Slice into thin strips.

  • 3

    Make the Dressing

    In a mixing bowl, combine reserved mandarin orange juice, 4 tsp. lime juice, 4 tsp. olive oil, honey, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir until honey is dissolved and set aside.

  • 4

    Toss Salad and Finish Dish

    Set aside 2 Tbsp. dressing. Add arugula, shallot, mandarin oranges, and almonds to bowl with remaining dressing and gently combine. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, drizzling pork with reserved dressing. Bon appétit!

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