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Sticky Chipotle Pork with Avocado and Apple Salsa

Yields4 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

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

For the Mince

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.


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.


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


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

Salsa Variations

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.


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.
Nutrition Facts

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