Tired of the same ole, same ole? I think it is about time you get creative and try something new in the kitchen and I have got the perfect thing.
Shake that plain stew up and enjoy something that is sure to crown you #1 cook in your family!
West African Pork Stew:
Freshly ground black pepper
1 (3 pound) boneless Boston blade pork roast, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
8 scallions, chopped
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into pieces
4 cups pork stock or chicken stock
1/3 cup natural peanut butter
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/3 cup chopped roasted unsalted peanuts
Salt and pepper the pork. Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium high heat. Stir is the pork and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, or until browned on all sides. Stir in the scallions and cook for 2 minutes. Add the tomato paste, curry powder, ginger, red pepper flakes, bell pepper, sweet potatoes and stock. Stir to combine, cover and cook over low heart for 2 hours, or until the stew thickens.
Stir in peanut butter. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve garnished with chopped cilantro and chopped peanuts.
Last but not least...ENJOY!