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Sticky Chipotle Pork with Avocado and Apple Salsa

Serves4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time18 minsTotal Time33 mins

Sticky chipotle pork with avocado and apple salsa

 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 700 g pork mince
 2 medium brown onions, peeled, finely chopped
 2 tbsp chipotle in adobo sauce
 100 ml tomato sauce
 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
 50 ml maple syrup
 Cooked long grain rice, to serve
Avocado & Apple Salsa
 1 small red onion, peeled, halved, finely diced
 1 pink lady, Fuji or Jazz apple, cut into matchsticks
 1 avocado, diced
 1 lime, juiced
 2 tbsp chopped coriander
For the Salsa
1

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

For the Mince
2

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok or deep-frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the mince, cook, stirring constantly until pork changes colour. Remove to a bowl, wipe wok clean, return to medium heat.

3

Add the remaining oil and onion, cook, stirring 6 minutes or until soft. Add the chipotle in adobe sauce, tomato sauce and vinegar, cook stirring 2 minutes. Return the pork to the wok or pan, cook stirring until well coated.

4

Pour over the maple syrup, cook stirring for 5 minutes or until pork is thick and sticky.

5

Spoon the rice into bowl, spoon over the pork and top with salsa.

Salsa Variations
6

For apple and cucumber salsa,replace the avocado with 1 large Lebanese cucumber, diced and coriander with flat leaf parsley. Serve over pan fried fish.

7

For a chilli mango salsa, replace the apple with firm ripe mango, diced; replace avocado with 1 large Lebanese cucumber, diced and add 1 long red chilli, finely chopped with the coriander. Serve over barbecue fish, pork or chicken.

Serving Suggestion: The sticky pork is delicious serves over corn chips, in taco shells or spooned into lettuce leaves.
Tip: Chipotle in adobo sauce is a Mexican product, you will find it in the supermarket where all the Mexican foods are.