Thai-Style Pork Stew

Photo: Oxmoor House

Peanut butter melds with classic Asian flavors to lend this one-dish meal a Thai flair. Lime makes a perfect accent.

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup stew, 1 tablespoon green onions, about 1/2 teaspoon peanuts, and 1 lime wedge)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 413
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 3.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.3g
  • Protein: 31.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.9g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 62mg
  • Iron: 2.9mg
  • Sodium: 456mg
  • Calcium: 22mg

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

Preparation

  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.
Note:

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

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