Ancho Tamarind Pork Stew Recipe Serves: 6
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 15 minutes

Nutritional Information

Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 690
Calories from Fat 440
Total Fat 49 g
Saturated Fat 17 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 160 mg
Sodium 1040 mg
Total Carbs 21 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 15 g
Protein 39 g
Vitamin A 15 %
Vitamin C 40 %
Calcium 4 %
Iron 20 %

Ancho Tamarind Pork Stew


  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 dried ancho chili peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread
  • 3 lbs. boneless pork shoulder, cut into stew cubes
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. cumin seed
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups tamarind nectar
  • 1 can (6 oz.) pineapple juice
  • 2 Knorr® Chicken flavored Bouillon Cubes


  1. Pour boiling water over ancho chili pepper; let stand covered 10 minutes. Process pepper with water in blender or mini food processor; set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon Country Crock® Spread in deep large skillet and cook 1/2 of the pork over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 4 minutes. Remove pork from skillet and repeat with remaining Spread and pork; set aside.
  3. Stir onion into same skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in cumin and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Stir in ancho puree and cook, stirring occasionally 2 minutes. Stir in tamarind nectar, pineapple juice, Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon Cubes, and pork. Simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 1 hour. Partially remove cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until pork is tender, about 1 hour. Garnish, if desired, with chopped cilantro.

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