Caribbean Pork and Jasmine Rice

Caribbean Pork and Jasmine Rice

Add Thai cuisine in your family’s skillet dinner! Enjoy this savory dish made using veggies, rice and pineapple chunks flavored by Caribbean jerk seasoning.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
cup uncooked jasmine rice
1
pound pork tenderloin
1
small red onion, coarsely chopped
1
teaspoon Caribbean jerk seasoning
1
medium sweet potato, peeled, cut lengthwise in half, then cut crosswise into 1/8-inch slices
1/2
cup water
1
cup snow (Chinese) pea pods (4 ounces)
1
can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, drained and juice reserved
1/4
cup lime juice
2
tablespoons honey
2
teaspoons cornstarch
  1. Cook rice as directed on package.
  2. While rice is cooking, cut pork cross-wise into 1/8-inch slices. Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add pork, onion and jerk seasoning; stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or until pork is brown.
  3. Stir in sweet potato and water. Cover and cook over medium heat 5 minutes. Stir in pea pods and pineapple chunks. Cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Mix reserved pineapple juice, lime juice, honey and cornstarch until smooth; stir into mixture in skillet. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Divide rice among bowls. Top with pork mixture.
Makes 4 servings
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Substitution
No jerk seasoning on hand? Make your own by mixing 1/4 teaspoon each of ground allspice, dried thyme leaves and salt, plus 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne).
Did You Know?
Jasmine rice is an aromatic rice from Thailand that has a flavor and fragrance comparable to basmati rice from India. Aromatic rices contain a natural ingredient that is responsible for their nutty or perfumy aroma and taste.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 455
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 60mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 75g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 30g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.