Cal Smart Moroccan-Inspired Pork Chops
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Cal Smart Moroccan-Inspired Pork Chops

Cal Smart Moroccan-Inspired Pork Chops

with Jewelled Couscous and Fig Sauce

Sweet and savoury is the name of the game with these Moroccan-spiced succulent pork chops, topped with a delectable fig sauce, alongside a bed of fluffy jewelled couscous.

Allergens:
Wheat
Almonds
Sulphites

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time35 minutes
Cooking Time
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

340 g

Pork Chops, boneless

½ cup

Couscous

(Contains Wheat)

160 g

Sweet Bell Pepper

113 g

Red Onion

56 g

Baby Spinach

28 g

Almonds, sliced

(Contains Almonds)

4 tbsp

White Cooking Wine

(Contains Sulphites)

2 tbsp

Fig Spread

½ tbsp

Moroccan Spice Blend

½ tsp

Garlic Salt

Not included in your delivery

1 tbsp

Oil*

0.38 tsp

Salt*

0.13 tsp

Pepper*

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Nutrition Values

Calories640 kcal
Fat19 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Carbohydrate64 g
Sugar11 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein51 g
Cholesterol105 mg
Sodium1320 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Paper Towel
Baking Sheet
Large Non-Stick Pan
Measuring Spoons
Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Small Bowl

Instructions

Prep
1

Before starting, preheat oven to 450˚F. Wash and dry all produce. Roughly chop spinach.Peel, then cut onion into 1/4-inch pieces.Core, then cut pepper into 1/4-inch pieces.Pat pork dry with paper towels. Season with half the Moroccan Spice Blend (all for 4 ppl), salt and pepper.

Sear and roast pork chops
2

Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then pork. Pan-fry until golden, 2-3 min per side.Remove from heat, then transfer pork to an unlined baking sheet. Roast in the middle of the oven until cooked through, 8-12 min.**When done, transfer pork to a plate to rest, 3-5 min.

Prep and cook couscous
3

Meanwhile, add 2/3 cup (1 1/3 cups) water and 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) garlic salt to a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.Once boiling, remove from heat, then add couscous. Stir to combine.Add spinach to the pot, then cover and let stand, 5 min.When couscous is tender, fluff with a fork.

Cook veggies
4

Meanwhile, reheat the same pan (from step 2) over medium.When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then peppers and onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender-crisp, 3-4 min. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer veggies to a plate, then cover to keep warm.Carefully wipe the pan clean.

Make sauce
5

Reheat the same pan over medium. When hot, add cooking wine, fig spread, 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) garlic salt and 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) water. Bring to a simmer. Cook, until sauce reduces slightly, 2-3 min. Remove from heat. Stir any pork resting juices from the plate into sauce. Transfer sauce to a small bowl.

Finish and serve
6

Add almonds, peppers and onions to the pot with couscous. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, then stir to combine.Thinly slice pork.Divide jewelled couscous between plates. Top with pork.Spoon fig sauce over pork.