Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Dump Recipes Caribbean Pork with Sweet Potatoes

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      caribbean pork with sweet potatoes
      1 CAN (13.5 OR 14 oz) lite coconut milk (who am i kidding?!)
      3 tbsp flour
      1 tbsp caribbean jerk seasonings (in the seasons aisle with the ‘specialty’ seasonings…any brand)
      3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
      2-lb boneless pork butt, cut in 1 1/2 cubes (this is my favorite cut of pork and i use it for most everything)
      2 large (about 2 lb) sweet potatoes, peeled, cut in 1 1/2-in cubes
      2 cups frozen petite green peas
      1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
      1.

      put coconut milk, flour, jerk seasoning and garlic in a 3-qt or larger slow-cooker. whisk until well blended. add pork and sweet potatoes; stir until well coated.
      2.

      cover and cook on low 7 TO 8 hours, or until meat is tender.
      3. spoon off fat. stir in frozen peas and cilantro.

      cover and let stand 5 minutes for peas to cook. serves 4 = 757 CALORIES

    • #407943

      If you don’t have Jerk Seasoning on hand, you can make your own:
      2 tablespoons dried minced onion
      2 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
      2 teaspoons ground allspice
      2 teaspoons ground black pepper
      1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
      1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
      1/2 teaspoon salt
      2 tablespoons vegetable oil

      Yield: 1/4 cup

      If you want to get really authentic, here’s another recipe:
      3 tablespoons fresh thyme
      2 tablespoons fresh gingerroot, about 1 . 1/2 inches
      2 tablespoons ground allspice
      1 tablespoon black peppercorns
      2 tablespoons soy sauce
      2 tablespoons oil
      1 tablespoon vinegar
      2 tablespoons pineapple juice
      1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
      1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
      2 teaspoons salt
      2 bunches green onions
      2 fresh scotch bonnet peppers or habanero peppers
      6-8 garlic cloves, depending on size
      2 fresh limes, juice of

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Dump Recipes Caribbean Pork with Sweet Potatoes