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Portuguese Pork With Lemon

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  Boneless pork shoulder 2 Pound
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Crushed red peppers 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pitted ripe olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Trim fat from pork; cut pork into 3/4-inch cubes.
Toss pork, garlic, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon oil, the salt, cumin and red peppers in glass or plastic bowl.
Cover and refrigerate, stirring occasionally, at least 8 hours.
Remove pork from marinade; reserve any remaining marinade.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in skillet until hot.
Cook and stir pork in oil over medium heat until liquid has evaporated and pork is brown; drain.
Add water and reserved marinade.
Cover and simmer until pork is tender, about 30 minutes.
Stir in olives.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1991 Calories from Fat 1263

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 142 g218.3%

Saturated Fat 41.5 g207.6%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 562.5 mg187.5%

Sodium 3164.2 mg131.8%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 0.34 g1.3%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 159 g317.6%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 28.2%

Calcium 17.3% Iron 59.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Portuguese Pork With Lemon Recipe