South American Peanut Pork
2 tablespoons Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
3 to 4 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 cup shredded carrots
1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1/2 tablespoon paprika
1/2 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
Salt and pepper
4 cups chicken broth
1 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter
Hot cooked rice
1/2 cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped
Thinly sliced green onions
- HEAT oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, bell pepper and carrots. Sauté about 2 minutes, stirring often.
- ADD the pork, paprika, sugar, cumin and cayenne pepper. Add salt and pepper to taste. Brown pork on all sides.
- POUR in chicken stock, scraping the bottom and sides of pan to deglaze it. Add peanut butter; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, about 15-20 minutes until the pork is tender.
- SEASON with additional salt and pepper, if desired. Serve over rice, topped with sliced green onions and chopped peanuts.
Serving Size (1/8), Calories 500 (Calories from Fat 250), Total Fat 28g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 80mg, Sodium 560mg, Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 7g), Protein 37g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 35%, Vitamin C 25%, Calcium 2%, Iron 15%.