Our Cal Smart Spicy Maple Pork is sure to warm your bones! Pan-seared then tossed in a devilishly sweet and spicy sauce and served with spiced sweet potato fries and garlicky roasted broccoli, 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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Southwest Spice Blend
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 tbsp oil to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Season with Southwest Spice Blend, salt and pepper, then toss coat. (NOTE: For 4 ppl, use 2 parchment-lined baking sheets, with 1 tbsp oil per sheet.) 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 the top of the oven, rotating sheets halfway through.)
While sweet potatoes roasts, 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 pork is golden-brown, 4-5 min. Transfer to baking sheet with sweet potatoes and cook in the middle of the oven until pork is cooked through and sweet potatoes are tender, 10-12 min.**
While pork cooks, add broccoli, 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 large pan over medium heat. When hot, add broccoli and 2 tbsp water (dbl for 4 ppl). Cook, stirring occasionally, until broccoli is tender-crisp, 4-5 min.
While broccoli cooks, add maple syrup and 1 1/2 tsp hot sauce to a small bowl. Season with salt, then stir to combine. (NOTE: Reference heat guide.)
Thinly slice pork. Divide pork, sweet potatoes and broccoli between plates. Drizzle spicy maple sauce over pork.