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Braised Pork with Red Chili Sauce

 Braised Pork with Red Chili Sauce
"I got this recipe from my mom," Kara de la Vega of Suisun City, California notes. "It's really good with rice and a green salad...or scooped into tortillas."
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound pork chop suey meat
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • In a large skillet, brown pork in oil. Remove and keep warm. In the
  • same skillet, saute the onion, garlic, chili powder, oregano and
  • cumin for 2-3 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • Stir in the pork, water, tomato paste, sugar and salt. Bring to a
  • boil; cover and simmer for 18-20 minutes or until pork is tender.
  • Stir in the cream; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Yield: 2
  • servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 414 calories, 24 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 141 mg cholesterol, 409 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 37 g protein.