Mexican rice with chipotle pork & avocado salsa

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Ditch the takeaway and rustle up this smoky, spicy pork stir-fry with black beans, coriander and avocado

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 687
  • fat 22g
  • saturates 6g
  • carbs 66g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 11g
  • protein 54g
  • salt 1.2g


  • 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


  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.

  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.

  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.

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