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Mojito Pork Chops with mandarin orange and slivered almond salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dawn Kaps

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Pork Chops
2 TBSP Mandarin Orange Juice
1 TBSP Lime Juice
1 TBSP Honey
1 TBSP Olive Oil
Fresh Mint
2 TBSP Lemon Zest
Lettuce
Shallot

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with mojito lime seasoning and a pinch of pepper.

Sear the Pork Chops
Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Place pork chops in hot pan and cook until golden brown, 2-3 minutes per side.
Transfer pork chops to prepared baking sheet. Roast in hot oven until pork chops reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 6-9 minutes. Rest 5 minutes. While pork chops rest, make salad

Make the Dressing
Place 2 Tbsp. reserved mandarin orange juice, 1 Tbsp. lime juice, 1 Tbsp. olive oil, honey, mint (reserve a pinch for garnish), 2 tsp. lime zest, and a pinch of pepper in a large mixing bowl. Mix until thoroughly combined. Set aside 2 Tbsp. dressing for pork chops.
Stir dressing to recombine. Add lettuce, mandarin oranges, and shallot (to taste) to dressing. Toss to coat. drizzle reserved dressing on pork chops and garnishing salad with slivered almonds and remaining mint.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2

 

 

 

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