Honey Chipotle Pork Roast

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Honey Chipotle Pork Roast offers sweet heat along with ease and comfort.

Honey Chipotle Pork Roast sliced and on a cutting board.

You guys, I absolutely love any meal that requires little to no effort on my part and still tastes amazing. And this Honey Chipotle pork roast hits the nail on the head in the convenient and flavorful department. You really can’t beat it.

My go to recipe for pork roast is this island style pork tenderloin. However, one day I really wanted to mix things up and try something new. I had a bottle of chipotle, and that is a flavor I love, so I made a Blueberry Chipotle BBQ that rocked my world and opened my eyes to the possibilities.

And then I went on a rampage of chipotle and something sweet over pork. I tried sauces, glazes, marinades, and more. And let me tell you, I loved them all.

Sliced Honey Chipotle Pork Roast on a wooden cutting board.

But this one is particularly good, and oh so easy. One of the reasons I love it is because it freezes really well. You can make up a batch of the sauce. Then freeze it with the pork roast. On the day you want to serve it, let it thaw, and cook. So easy. And only one pan gets messy.

Uncooked Honey Chipotle Pork Roast in a clear pan.

I love that all I have to do is put it in a pan and cook it! Doesn’t get much easier than that. And everyone in the family enjoyed it too! So I call that a win.

Sliced Honey Chipotle Pork Roast on a wooden cutting board.



Honey Chipotle Pork Roast

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Honey Chipotle Pork Roast offers sweet heat along with ease and comfort.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings: 4 Servings


  • 4 Tbs raw honey
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle hot sauce I used El Yucateco
  • 1 Tbs Chipotle puree
  • 1 tsp cilantro
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 lb pork roast


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Place pork roast in a greased baking dish, white, fat cap side up.
  • Using a knife, cut a criss-cross pattern into the top of the roast, through the fat layer.
  • In a bowl, mix together the honey chipotle glaze, and spread half of it over the top of the roast
  • Bake for 40 minutes
  • Cover roast with remaining glaze, and bake an additional 35-40 minutes until it reaches an internal temp of at least 145 degrees.
  • Remove from oven and let it rest for 5-10 minutes.
  • Slice and serve.


Serves: 4

Calories372kcal (19%)Carbohydrates19g (6%)Protein51g (102%)Fat9g (14%)Saturated Fat3g (15%)Cholesterol143mg (48%)Sodium459mg (19%)Potassium878mg (25%)Fiber1g (4%)Sugar18g (20%)Vitamin A333IU (7%)Vitamin C1mg (1%)Calcium16mg (2%)Iron2mg (11%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
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Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. What store did you find that Chipotle sauce? I haven’t seen that one here and would love to try and find it. We all love the Chipotle flavor too!

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