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Braised Pineapple-Ginger Pork

Braised Pineapple-Ginger Pork
Servings:
8
Total Time:
about 4 hours
Active Time:
25 minutes

Ingredients

1 boneless pork shoulder roast (about 4 lb)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated
2 shallots, sliced
1 lb fresh peeled/cored pineapple
1 cup no-salt-added chicken stock (or broth)
4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
4 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/4 bunch fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped

Steps

  1. Preheat large, deep sauté pan on medium 2–3 minutes. Season pork with salt and pepper (wash hands). Pour 2 tablespoons oil into pan, then add pork; cook 8–10 minutes, turning occasionally, or until well browned. Remove pan from heat; remove pork from pan and drain fat, then let stand to rest.
  2. Peel and grate ginger. Slice shallots and pineapple. Combine stock, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, shallots, and remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Return pan to heat, then arrange pineapple in single layer in pan; pour ginger mixture over pineapple and simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Place pork over pineapple; cover and reduce heat to low, then simmer 3–3 1/2 hours (do not remove lid) and until pork is 180°F for sliceable or 195°F for shredable. Chop cilantro (1/4 cup); sprinkle over pork. Serve pork with pineapple-ginger sauce over your favorite side, like rice.
Note: Chill 3 cups remaining pork and 2 cups sauce with pineapple slices separately, for another use, up to 2 days.

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Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/8 recipe) 470kcal; FAT 30.00g; SAT FAT 10.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 140mg; SODIUM 520mg; CARB 11g; FIBER 1.00g; SUGARS 8g; PROTEIN 37g; CALC 4%; VIT A 0%; VIT C 0%; IRON 15%

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