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Jerk Pork

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 15 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds pork shoulder cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 shallots chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 habanero chilis seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup beer or low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 lime cut into 6 slices

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat and sear pork 3 to 5 minutes per side until golden.
  • In a large food processor or blender, add 4 tablespoons olive oil, and the next 11 ingredients (shallot through salt and pepper). Blend 1 to 2 minutes until smooth.
  • In a large slow cooker, add pork, ingredients from blender, beer and chicken broth. Cook on low for 8 hours until pork is cooked through.
  • Serve pork with slices of lime.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: A big salad (lettuce -not iceberg-, salad veggies, salad dressing).
VEGETARIAN: Use tofu instead of pork.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure beer and chicken broth are gluten free.
NUTRITION: 451 Calories; 34g Fat (69.5% calories from fat); 22g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 81mg Cholesterol; 164mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 5 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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