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Sweet Potato Pork Skillet Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet Potato Pork Skillet recipe? Learn how to make Sweet Potato Pork Skillet using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cumin

Makes 4 servings



Spiced sweet potatoes and meaty chops pair beautifully in this heartwarming dish. There's plenty of sauce, so don't forget the rice!

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet Potato Pork Skillet

4 pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
1 tablespoon olive oil
20 ounces pineapple tidbits
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1 medium green pepper, cut into chunks
1 cups uncooked instant rice
1 tablespoon cornstarch

Recipe Directions for Sweet Potato Pork Skillet

  1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil. Meanwhile, drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, salt, cinnamon and 1/2 cup of the reserved juice; stir into skillet. Add sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add green pepper and pineapple; cover and cook for 10-15 or until potatoes are tender.

  2. Meanwhile, cook rice according to package directions. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining pineapple juice until smooth; add to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Serve with rice.

  3. Yield: 4 servings.

Categories

Pork, Main Dish, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 385.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
654
Calories from Fat
215
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.9g
37%
Saturated Fat
8.1g
41%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
69mg
23%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
1157mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
86.6g
29%
Dietary Fiber
6.3g
25%
Sugars
21.7g
Protein
23.5g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 175%
Calcium 8% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
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