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Pork Stew With Coconut And Lime

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  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unsweetened shredded coconut 10 Tablespoon (1/2 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Yellow onion 1 Small, sliced
  Fresh cilantro/1/2 cup packed parsley plus 1 teaspoon dried cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Packed)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), quartered
  Canned chopped green chilies 2 Tablespoon
  Lime rind strip 2 (Colored Part Of The Rind, Each 2 Inches Long And 1/4 Inch Wide)
  Lime juice 3 Tablespoon
  Boneless pork shoulder 1 Pound, cut into 3/4 inch cubes
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock/Low sodium chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lime rind 1 Tablespoon

1 In a small bowl, pour the boiling water over 1/2 cup of the coconut; let stand for 30 minutes.
Strain the liquid through a sieve into a measuring cup, pressing the coconut to extract the juice.
Discard the pulp and reserve the juice.
2 ln a food processoror blender, combine the onion, cilantro, garlic, chilies, lime zest, and lime juice and whirl for 30 seconds or until pureed.
Set aside.
3 Dredge the pork in the flour, shaking off any excess.
In a 5-quart Dutch oven, heat the oil over moderately high heat.
Add the pork and saute for 5 minutes or until lightly browned all over.
Add the stock, reserved coconut juice, and pureed onion mixture and bringto a boil.
Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 1 hour or until the meat is tender.

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Pork Stew With Coconut And Lime Recipe