Description Edit

A bold combination of authentic pork and lime is made with flour, honey, and chili powder, roasted to smooth perfection, and topped with the lime peel.


  • 1 oven bag, large size (for oven use only)
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 5 teaspoons grated lime peel, reserve 3 teaspoons for garnishing if desired
  • 2 ½ pounds boneless top loin pork roast
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut in quarters
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice, optional

Directions Edit

  1. Preheat an oven to 325° F.
  2. Shake flour in an oven bag; place in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  3. Combine honey, chili powder, lime peel, and lime juice (optional).
  4. Pat the surface of pork dry. Spread half of the chili mixture evenly over the bottom of pork.
  5. Add pork to the oven bag; spread remaining chili mixture over the top of pork.
  6. Arrange sweet potatoes around pork in an even layer in a bag.
  7. Close oven bag with nylon tie, cut six ½-inch slits in top.
  8. Bake 1 to 1 ¼ hours, until a meat thermometer reads 160° F.
  9. Slice pork; spoon juices over pork before serving. Garnish with the remaining lime peel, if desired.
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