Recipe by throwrox
"A sweet and tangy sauce simmers with pork for over an hour. Jalapeno added at the end helps add a little kick. Serve alone or over rice or noodles."
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green bell pepper, chopped
green onions, chopped
jalapeno pepper, chopped
4 large cloves
2 1/2 pounds
boneless country-style pork ribs, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1 1/2 cups
fresh sweet cherries, pitted and cut into quarters
chopped fresh cilantro
salt and pepper to taste
Yum! I really like this recipe, it's a great way to use fresh cherries, the sauce is spicy and sweet, very good. I served it over hot cooked white rice. Thanks!
This was just ok for us. There was nothing wrong with it, but it didn't wow us at all. It definitely could have used a few more jalapenos.
This felt like a gourmet meal! I agree it could have used more jalapenos. But it certainly was tasty served with Spanish rice. I'll certainly make this again.
I am always searching for creative ways to use the abundance of cherries I harvest from my two large trees every year and this one was a hit with the family. I did make some slight changes to it though. I replace the pork with boneless, skinless chicken thighs and added an extra jalapeno for heat. Then I added a two more tablespoons of honey to up the sweetness to balance. Finally, I found the sauce simply too runny so I thickened it at the end of cooking with 2 tablespoons of cornstarch mixed with water. Served over hot cooked rice, even my three young picky boys gobbled it up. I will definitely make this recipe again
This was very easy and tasty, I'm not a huge fan of cumin so therefore the flavor was not my favorite but that's just personal taste. The recipe is very good
My BFF made this while I was visiting, and I had to have the recipe. She used red bell pepper, which makes for great flavor and color, and doubled the garlic. It has great flavor...hot, bold and sweet. When I made it, I used her tweaks, and used more honey to even out the heat. I brined the pork overnight so it doesn't get dry. I can't wait until cherry season so I can make it again!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cherry Jalapeno Mexican Pork
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 332
** Calories from Fat: 189
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