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This Jamaica-inspired stir-fry recipe features two of the easygoing island's favorite ingredients: pork and sweet potatoes.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Jamaican Pork and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry

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  • Prepare rice according to package directions. Stir half of the green onion into cooked rice. Meanwhile, peel sweet potato. Cut into quarters lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise.* Place in a microwave-safe pie plate or shallow dish. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on 100-percent power (high) for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender, stirring once. Cut apple into 16 wedges. Sprinkle pork strips with Jamaican jerk seasoning; toss to coat evenly.

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  • Pour oil into a wok or large skillet. (Add more oil, if necessary, during cooking.) Preheat over medium-high heat. Stir-fry seasoned pork in hot oil for 2 minutes. Add apple and remaining green onion; stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes or until pork is no longer pink. Stir in sweet potato and apple juice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 minute more. Serve over rice mixture. Makes 4 servings.

Tips

To save time, slice quartered sweet potato (and the green onion) in a food processor fitted with a thin slicing blade.

Nutrition Facts (Jamaican Pork and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry)

365 calories; 9 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 38 mg cholesterol; 131 mg sodium. 54 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 16 g protein; 1545 RE vitamin a; 19 mg vitamin c; 30 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

Homemade Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

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  • Combine crushed red pepper, allspice, curry powder, black pepper, thyme, ground red pepper, ginger.

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