Caribbean Pork Stew with Peppers

Add wonderful Island flavor to your meal. Check out this pork stew with peppers that’s served over rice – perfect slow-cooked dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 6 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/3
cup all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
lb boneless pork loin, cut into 1-inch cubes
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
medium yellow onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 1/4
cups orange juice
1 1/2
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
3
cups water
  • 1 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, place flour, salt and pepper. Add pork; seal bag and shake to coat. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown pork cubes in oil on all sides, working in batches if necessary.
  • 2 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. With slotted spoon, remove pork from skillet to slow cooker. Stir in all remaining ingredients except rice and water.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours. About 25 minutes before pork is done, cook rice in water as directed on package. Serve stew over rice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    800
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    145mg
    145%;
    Sodium
    1500mg
    1500%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    83g
    83%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    58g
    58%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    70%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    4 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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