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Pork Loin With Pineapple & Peppers

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Pork loin is considered ‘the other white meat’. It is tasty and does not have excessive amounts of fat on it. It is generally not expensive. In this recipe you only need 1 pound and you will have a satisfying and delicious meal. This is one of those meals you can make fairly quickly.
  Loin pork 1 Pound, cut in large cubes
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Red onion 1 Medium, cut in half and sliced into one inch pieces
  Bell pepper 1⁄2 , cut into one inch slices
  Pineapple slices 2 , cubed
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Rice wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Orange zest 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Dried red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Peanut oil 1 Tablespoon

Season the pork with salt and pepper.

In a small bowl mix together the orange juice, soy sauce, rice vinegar and orange zest. Stir well and set aside.

Heat a large skillet – or wok – with some peanut oil. Add the pork cubes and start browning the meat – about 5 minutes. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until pork is browning more evenly. Add the peppers and pineapple. Stir and cook for another few minutes. Add the liquid and red chili pepper flakes. Mix well and add the sesame oil. Allow everything to cook until liquid is almost gone and the meat and fruit are browned and cooked through. Add the chopped cilantro and remove from heat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Pork loin is the tasty lean meat that your mother never told you about. And here is a recipe that will make you crave for more - Pork Loin with Pineapple & Peppers. The tanginess of the pineapple and the spice work so well together with the pork. Enjoy the video from the Frugal Chef!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1272 Calories from Fat 754

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g133.8%

Saturated Fat 22.8 g114.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 260 mg86.7%

Sodium 5631.1 mg234.6%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.6%

Sugars 19.9 g

Protein 87 g174.6%

Vitamin A 26.1% Vitamin C 202.3%

Calcium 16.5% Iron 40.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pork Loin With Pineapple & Peppers Recipe Video