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Honey-Chipotle Pork Chops with Summer Watermelon Salad

Honey-Chipotle Pork Chops with Summer Watermelon Salad
Servings:
4
Total Time:
35 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Preheat grill and prepare pork chops (30 minutes)
  • While pork stands, prepare salad; serve (5 minutes)

Honey-Chipotle Pork Chops

Ingredients

1 lime, for zest/juice
1/4 cup honey
2 teaspoons chipotle pepper sauce
4 (1-inch-thick) boneless pork chops (about 2 lb)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon canola oil

Prep

  • Preheat grill (or grill pan).
  • Zest lime (1 teaspoon); squeeze for juice (2 1/2 teaspoons).

Steps

  1. Whisk honey, pepper sauce, juice, and zest until blended. Season pork chops with salt and pepper, then coat with oil (wash hands).
  2. Place pork chops on grill; grill 5–6 minutes on each side and until 145°F. During last minute of grill time, baste both sides of pork chops with honey sauce.
  3. Remove pork chops from grill and baste again; let stand 5 minutes to rest. Drizzle remaining sauce over pork chops. Serve.

Summer Watermelon Salad

Ingredients

4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1/3 cup canned mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup watermelon chunks
1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
2 tablespoons raspberry vinaigrette
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons shelled sunflower seeds

Steps

  1. Place 1 cup romaine on each serving plate.
  2. Drain oranges. Cut fresh fruit into bite-size pieces, if desired. Combine fruit and divide mixture evenly over romaine.
  3. Drizzle dressing over fruit; top with even amounts cheese and seeds. Serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with roasted potatoes and chocolate pudding for dessert.
  • The grill time of the pork chops may be affected by the thickness of the meat. We used 1-inch-thick pork chops in our testing.

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CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 370kcal; FAT 16.00g; SAT FAT 4.50g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 105mg; SODIUM 260mg; CARB 18g; FIBER 0.00g; SUGARS 16g; PROTEIN 38g; CALC 2%; VIT A 0%; VIT C 2%; IRON 6%

Summer Watermelon Salad

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 100kcal; FAT 4.50g; SAT FAT 1.50g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 10mg; SODIUM 135mg; CARB 15g; FIBER 2.00g; SUGARS 10g; PROTEIN 3g; CALC 6%; VIT A 90%; VIT C 50%; IRON 6%

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