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Polynesian Pot Roast

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Ingredients
  Beef pot roast 3 Pound (1 Piece)
  Salt To Taste
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
  Flaked coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pineapple apricot preserves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 4 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Pineapple rings 4
  Watercress/Parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Hot cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In large skillet or Dutch oven brown pot roast slowly in the 2 tablespoons salad oil.
2. Sprinkle meat with a little salt.

MAKING
3. In a bowl or a container combine flaked coconut, pineapple-apricot preserves, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, lemon peel, pepper and 1/4 cup water and pour over meat.
4. Cover skillet tightly and simmer meat till tender, about 2 to 2 1/4 hours.
5. Remove meat to heated platter and skim fat from pan juices retaining 1 cup of pan juices aside.
6. In a bowl blend together cornstarch and 2 tablespoons cold water.
7. Add to pan juices and cook stirring till thickened and bubbly.
8. Spoon some sauce over meat and pass remainder.
9. With pineapple rings and watercress garnish meat or parsley.

SERVING
10. Serve with hot cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Oceanian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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