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Pork with Red Chili Sauce

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Category: Low Calorie, Mexican, Pork, Sauces, Chili

 Ingredients List

  • 3 lb Boneless Lean Pork Butt
  • 2 tb Vegetable Oil
  • 2 lg Onions, chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced or
  • -pressed
  • 6 ts Chili Powder
  • 1 ts Cumin
  • 1 1/2 ts Oregano
  • 1 1/4 c Water
  • 1 ts Honey
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 tb Tomato Paste


Serve this traditional Mexican entree as a filling for corn or flour
tortillas or as an accompaniment to rice and beans. Garnish with tomato
slices and fresh cilantro for a colorful meal.

Trim and discard all fat from the meat and cut into 1-inch cubes.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high, and cook meat, a few pieces
at a time, until brown.

Push meat to one side of the pan, add onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin
and oregano; cook until onion is limp.

Stir in water, honey, salt and tomato paste. Simmer, covered, until pork
is tender, about 1 hour. Skim off fat and discard.

To serve, fill warm corn or flour tortillas (made with margarine) with meat
mixture. Include rice or beans, if desired, and garnish.

Yield: 6 servings, 3 cups

One Serving = 1/2 cup (4 ounces pork) Calories: 329 Protein: 34 g Fat: 17 g
Carbohydrate: 8 g Fiber: 1.6 g Cholesterol: 109 mg Sodium: 381 mg
Potassium: 658 mg

Exchange: 4 Medium-Fat Meat 1 Vegetable

Shared by: Norman R. Brown

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