AJI DE CARNE (BOLIVIAN PEPPERY PORK WITH BANANA)

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AJI DE CARNE (BOLIVIAN PEPPERY PORK WITH BANANA)

AJI DE CARNE (BOLIVIAN PEPPERY PORK WITH BANANA). Alimento Base: Pork, Heat the oil in a Dutch oven casserole and sauté the onions until almost soft. Add the garlic and cook until onions are soft. Add the pork, a few pieces at a time, and brown...
Tiempo de preparación 2 horas
Tiempo total 2 horas
Plato Pork
Cocina Bolivia
Raciones 4 comensales

Ingredientes
  

  • 1 tsp light olive oil
  • 1 cup sweet onions chopped
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • Sweet onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic or less
  • 8 oz boneless pork top loin cut in 1/2" cubes
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 tsp saffron
  • 1/4 tsp salt optional
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper freshly ground
  • 1 tbsp aji chilli powder or substitute
  • 1 small chilli pepper havana or habanero, optional
  • Ground cloves scant measure
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon or more
  • 3/4 cup lowfat chicken broth or more
  • Annatto seeds ground (optional)
  • 4 small russet potatoes scrubbed and cut
  • 2 green bananas peeled and cut into 2" pieces
  • 1/4 cup seltzer water mixed with 4 tbsp non-fat dry milk powder
  • 1/2 tsp coconut extract
  • 1 tbsp molasses or to taste
  • 1 tbsp lowfat peanut butter
  • 4 warmed tortillas
  • 2 cup mixed salad greens with shredded red cabbage

Elaboración paso a paso
 

  • Preparation
  • Heat the oil in a Dutch oven casserole and sauté the onions until almost soft.
  • Add the garlic and cook until onions are soft.
  • Add the pork, a few pieces at a time, and brown (char a little).
  • Add the tomatoes, saffron, salt (if needed), black pepper, chilli, cinnamon, cloves, and broth and optional annatto.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 40 to 50 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes and continue to cook until the potatoes are done, about 30 minutes.
  • Add the bananas before the potatoes are done but the bananas need about 10 minutes at most.
  • Make a well and tilt the pan so that the liquids pool.
  • Pour the sauce ingredients gently combine; simmer until heated through, taking care that the "cream" does not boil.
  • Serve immediately with warmed tortillas and mixed salad greens, undressed or with a little lemon-lime juice.