Spiced Pork and Sweet Potato Stew
 
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp salt and black pepper
  • 1 lbs. Ontario pork loin boneless rib chops or pork shoulder, chopped into 1” cubes
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 tsp EACH garlic and ginger, chopped
  • ½ tsp cardamom
  • 2-1/2 cups sweet potato, peeled and chopped into 1” cubes
  • ½ cup Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • ¼ cup olives, sliced
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 (400 mL) can coconut milk
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • ½ cup mint leaves, optional
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl mix cardamom, cumin, cinnamon and turmeric.
  2. Place pork into a resealable freezer bag. Sprinkle spice mix over top, toss to coat. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.
  3. Heat oil a dutch oven on medium-high. Add pork cubes and cook, stirring, 6-8 minutes. Remove.
  4. Add onion (and a bit more oil if needed) and sauté for
  5. minutes. Lower heat a bit, add garlic, ginger and
  6. cardamom and sauté 2 more minutes.
  7. Add pork, sweet potato, dates, olives, tomatoes, lemon zest and juice, coconut milk. Separately mix water and cornstarch, then add.
  8. Bring up to simmer, reduce heat and continue to simmer, stirring occasionally for 30 minutes.
  9. Serve topped torn mint leaves.
Recipe by Eat In Eat Out at https://eatineatout.ca/spiced-pork-sweet-potato-stew/