Spicy Jerk Pork with Pepper Fried Rice


One of the keys to making a delicious fried rice is starting with cold rice. For best results, cook the rice (in salted water) the day before. Fluff it, then cover and chill it overnight.

Spicy Jerk Pork with Pepper Fried Rice
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 - 3 teaspoon curry powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon dry white wine or dry sherry

  • 12 ounce pork tenderloin, thinly sliced crosswise

  • 3 tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil

  • 2 red, orange, and/or yellow sweet peppers, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 1 banana pepper, sliced crosswise and seeded, if desired

  • 3 cup cold cooked long grain rice*

  • Fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley

  • Lime halves or wedges


  1. In a small bowl combine curry powder, salt, cayenne pepper, and ginger. In a separate small bowl combine soy sauce and wine; set aside.

  2. Place pork in a resealable plastic bag. Add spice mixture to bag. Seal bag; toss to coat.

  3. Heat a 14-inch flat-bottomed wok or 12-inch stainless-steel skillet over high heat until a bead of water vaporizes within 2 seconds of contact. Swirl in 1 Tbsp. of peanut oil, add pork and stir-fry 2 minutes or until pork is no longer pink. Remove pork from skillet. Swirl in another Tbsp. of oil. Add peppers; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes. Remove peppers from pan. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. of oil and rice; stir-fry 2 minutes, breaking up rice with spatula until heated through. Swirl in soy sauce mixture. Return pork and peppers to pan; stir-fry 1 minute until heated through. To serve, sprinkle with parsley. Pass lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

368 Calories
13g Fat
39g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 368
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 600mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 88.2mg 441%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1.9mg 11%
Potassium 576mg 12%
Folate, total 39.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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