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Papaya Pork Chop Curry

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Ingredients
  Pork loin chops 4
  Shortening 1 Tablespoon (adjust quantity as needed)
  Chicken bouillon 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
  All-purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar/Honey 2 Teaspoon
  Honey 2 Teaspoon
  Curry powder 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Ripe papayas 2
  Papayas 2
  Lime juice 1 Teaspoon
  Lime 1 , juiced
  Apples 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed to fill papaya halves)
  Pineapple 1
  Fresh pineapple 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed to fill papaya halves)
  Maraschino 1 Tablespoon
  Maraschino cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed to fill papaya halves)
  Bananas 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed to fill papaya halves)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 325° F.
2. Trim the fat from the sides of the chops to prevent curling.
3. Season the chops with salt and pepper to taste.
4. Lengthwise cut papayas in half and spoon out the seeds and discard.
5. into cavity of each papaya half, drizzle lime juice to coat.
6. Prepare enough cut-up fruit to fill each papaya half.
7. Add a small triangular piece of lime for a color accent, if desired.
8. Sprinkle the coconut flakes.

MAKING
9. In an oven-proof skillet, add a small amount of shortening and brown the chops over medium heat.
10. When nicely browned, add bouillon; cover and bake in oven for 1 hour.
11. In a saucepan, melt butter over low heat.
12. Stir in onion and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown.
13. Remove the pan from heat and stir in flour, curry powder, sugar, salt, ginger, and pepper until smooth.
14. Gradually add milk with constant stirring to make a smooth sauce.
15. Over medium heat, bring the sauce to a boil; stir constantly.
16. Reduce heat and simmer for another 1 minute.
17. Add lemon juice; stir well.

FINALISING
18. In-a greased baking dish, place the fruit filled papaya halves and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until heated through.

SERVING
19. Serve the pork chops and papaya halves over a bed of hot rice.
20. Accompany with the hot curry sauce for a complete meal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
85 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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