Sweet and Spicy Thai Pork Loin
Recipe courtesy of Chef Hosea Rosenberg, on behalf of The National Pork Board.
2 pounds pork loin, cut into 1-inch cubes, trimmed
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup long, thin beans, or string beans, cut into 1-inch lengths
1 cup sweet Thai chile sauce, (like May Ploy or Thai Kitchen)
1/2 cup chicken broth, reduced-sodium
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, torn
1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, torn
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves, torn
Hot cooked Asian noodles or Jasmine rice for accompaniment
- Combine all ingredients, except fresh herbs, in a crock pot and cook at LOW for 4 to 5 hours, or on HIGH for 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
- Just before serving, add fresh herbs and check seasoning.
- Transfer pork and sauce to a serving bowl.
- Serve over rice or Asian noodles.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 220; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 75mg; Total Carbs: 19g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 25g; Sodium: 480mg.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.