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Yucatan Style Pork with Fresh Orange and Avocado Frisee
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Yucatan Style Pork with Fresh Orange and Avocado Frisee

An adobo or marinade of garlic, citrus and warm spices like paprika and chili powder infuses pork chops with flavors of the Yucatan peninsula. Serve with a vibrant frisée salad that’s packed with flavor and texture from grilled peppers, oranges, avocado and toasted almonds.
  • 30m

    prep time

  • 15m

    Cook Time

  • 396


  • 30



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Yucatan Style Pork

Paprika & Orange Glaze

Fresh Orange & Avocado Frisee

  • 1 large red bell pepper, halved and seeded
  • 2 heads baby frisée (about 1/4 pound), trimmed and leaves separated
  • 2 seedless oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 large avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • For the Pork, place all ingredients except pork in food processor. Cover. Process until smooth. Place pork in glass dish. Pour adobo over pork; turn to coat well. Cover. Refrigerate 30 minutes or longer for extra flavor.

  • For the Glaze, mix all ingredients in small bowl. Set aside. Remove pork from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.

  • Grill pork over medium heat 6 to 7 minutes per side or until desired doneness, brushing occasionally with glaze. Discard any remaining glaze. For the Salad, grill bell pepper over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes per side or until slightly charred. Cool slightly. Cut into strips.

  • Place bell pepper in large bowl. Add frisée, oranges, avocado, red onion and almonds. Mix lime juice, oil, cinnamon sugar and salt in small bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Drizzle over salad; toss gently to coat. Serve pork chops with Salad.

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