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Chipotle Pork w Spicy Sweet Taters

1 tsp ground chipotle chili pepper or chili powder

1 tsp paprika                            1/2 tsp ground cumin

1/4 tsp ground coriander       2 T olive oil, divided

Kosher salt                               1.5 lbs boneless pork loin

2 large sweet potatoes            1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp chili powder                1 tsp brown sugar

Heat oven to 375°.  Combine chipotle pepper,

paprika, cumin, coriander, 1 T of the oil and 1 tsp. salt, making a rub.  Place pork on rimmed baking sheet and coat with the spice mixture.

For potatoes:  Brush another aluminum foil-lined jelly roll pan with 2 tsp olive oil.  Heat pan in a 375° oven for 5 minutes.

Peel sweet potatoes, and cut into 3×1/2 inch strips (french fry style).  Combine strips, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp brown sugar & 1 tsp oil in large zip-top bag, tossing to coat.  Place in single layer on pan.

Place both pans in oven. Roast until the internal temperature of the pork registers 145° (40 to 50 minutes).  Remove pork, letting it rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.  Raise temperature to 425° to crisp potatoes.

 

 

 

About Carol Poche'

Love Baton Rouge and bringing people home. Real estate is my passion...helping homebuyers and sellers follow their dreams. With my business partner, Jeffrey Welsh, our Baton Rouge real estate team The KeyFinders served more than 150 clients last year finding or selling their dream homes! Keller Williams Redstick Partners 8686 Bluebonnet Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70810 225-768-1800 Each Office Independently Owned and Operated

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