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Mexican rice with chipotle pork & avocado salsa

Mexican rice with chipotle pork & avocado salsa

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Ditch the takeaway and rustle up this smoky, spicy pork stir-fry with black beans, coriander and avocado

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal687
fat22g
saturates6g
carbs66g
sugars6g
fibre11g
protein54g
low insalt1.2g
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Ingredients

  • 400g pork shoulder steak , cut into 3cm pieces
  • 2 tbsp chipotle paste
  • 2 tsp each ground cumin and smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 100g basmati rice
  • 400g can black bean , drained, rinsed
  • 1 avocado , cut into chunks
  • 1 small red onion , finely chopped
  • handful coriander , roughly chopped
  • 1 lime , ½ juiced, ½ wedges
  • 2 tbsp pickled jalapeños , slices, rinsed

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Toss the pork with 1 tbsp of the chipotle paste, cumin, paprika, sugar and some seasoning. Spread on a baking tray, drizzle with the vegetable oil and bake for 20 mins until tender.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, cook the rice following pack instructions until just cooked, then drain. Put back in the pan, add the beans and keep warm with a lid on.

  • STEP 3

    In a small bowl, toss the avocado with the red onion, most of the coriander, remaining chipotle paste and lime juice, then season. Serve the rice and beans with the pork, avocado salsa, jalapeño, lime wedges and remaining coriander.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2012

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