Cal Smart Seared Maple Pork
with Sweet Potato Wedges and Brussels Sprouts
This recipe is sure to warm your bones! Pork is pan-seared, then tossed in a devilishly sweet and spicy sauce and served with spiced sweet potato fries and garlicky roasted Brussels sprouts. Tonight's dinner hits all the notes!
Calorie Smart is based on a per serving calculation of the recipe's kilocalorie amount
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Pork Chops, boneless
Southwest Spice Blend
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Before starting, preheat the oven to 450°F.Wash and dry all produce.Heat Guide for Step 5 (dbl for 4 ppl): 1 tsp mild, 1 1/2 tsp medium, and 3 tsp spicy! Cut sweet potatoes into 1/4-inch wedges. Add sweet potatoes and 1/2 tbsp oil to a parchment-lined baking sheet. (NOTE: For 4 ppl, use 2 parchment-lined baking sheets, with 1 tbsp oil per sheet.) Season with Southwest Spice Blend, salt and pepper, then toss coat. Roast in the middle of the oven, flipping halfway through, until tender and golden-brown, 22-24 min. (NOTE: For 4 ppl, roast in the middle and top of the oven, rotating sheets halfway through.)
Meanwhile, pat pork dry with paper towels. Add cornstarch and half the garlic salt to a medium bowl. Season with pepper, then stir to combine. Add pork to cornstarch mixture, then toss to coat.
Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then pork. Cook, turning occasionally, until golden-brown, 4-5 min. Carefully remove the baking sheet with sweet potatoes from the oven. Push sweet potatoes to one side. Transfer pork to the other side of the baking sheet. (NOTE: For 4 ppl, divide pork between sheets.) Roast in the middle of the oven until sweet potatoes are tender and pork is cooked through, 8-10 min.**
Meanwhile, halve Brussels sprouts (if larger, quarter them).Add Brussels sprouts, remaining garlic salt and 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl) to a large bowl. Season with pepper, then toss to coat.Heat the same pan over medium. When hot, add Brussels sprouts and 2 tbsp water (dbl for 4 ppl). Cook, stirring occasionally, until Brussels sprouts are tender-crisp, 6-8 min.
Meanwhile, add maple syrup and 1 1/2 tsp hot sauce to a small bowl. (NOTE: Reference heat guide.)Season with salt, then stir to combine.
Thinly slice pork. Divide pork, sweet potato wedges and Brussels sprouts between plates.Drizzle spicy maple sauce over pork.