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Thai-Style Pork Stew

Photo: Oxmoor House

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup stew, 1 tablespoon green onions, about 1/2 teaspoon peanuts, and 1 lime wedge)
Peanut butter melds with classic Asian flavors to lend this one-dish meal a Thai flair. Lime makes a perfect accent.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boned pork loin, cut into 4 pieces
  • 2 cups (1 x 1/4-inch) julienne-cut red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice or white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 cups hot cooked basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup diagonally cut green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dry-roasted peanuts
  • 8 lime wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 413
  • fat 13 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • monofat 5.9 g
  • polyfat 2.3 g
  • protein 31.4 g
  • carbohydrate 40.9 g
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • cholesterol 62 mg
  • iron 2.9 mg
  • sodium 456 mg
  • calcium 22 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare stew, trim fat from pork. Place pork and next 5 ingredients (pork through garlic) in an electric slow cooker. Cover with lid, and cook on low-heat setting for 8 hours. Remove pork from slow cooker, and coarsely chop. Add peanut butter to liquid in slow cooker; stir well. Stir in pork.

  2. Combine stew and rice in a large bowl. Top each serving with onions and peanuts; serve with lime wedges.

Cook's Notes

This recipe has been retested for Cooking Light Slow Cooker Tonight, 2012

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