Low Carb Cumin Pork 0 815

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I got the inspiration for this recipe from my days working in a Portuguese restaurant. The original dish also had flour and mussels in it. Unfortunately mussels are quite high in carbs and so is the flour. I just omitted them all together and added some vegetables instead. This low carb cumin pork has quite a strong taste but I personally like it a lot. If you like cumin you’ll like this dish too.

Ingredients:
  • 300 g pork (3 thick chops)
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 stalk celery
  • oil for frying
Marination:
  • 50 g tomato paste
  • 2 tsp dry cumin
  • 0.5 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 TBSP balsamic vinegar
  • 50 ml white wine vinegar
Instructions for Low Carb Cumin Pork:
  1. Cut pork into long strips as thinly as possible
  2. Mix well all ingredients for marinade
  3. Combine marinade and pork and leave to marinate for at least an hour
  4. Low Carb Cumin Pork
  5. Chop onions, peppers and celery
  6. Low Carb Cumin Pork
  7. In the large skillet heat oil over medium heat
  8. Add pork and cook until brown
  9. Low Carb Cumin Pork
  10. Place pork into sauce pan and add about cup of water
  11. Let it stew over medium heat for about 30 minutes
  12. Low Carb Cumin Pork
  13. Mean while stir fry vegetable in the pan just for couple of minutes
  14. Low Carb Cumin Pork
  15. Combine vegetables with pork and cook for another 15-20 min
  16. Add more water if required
  17. Low Carb Cumin Pork
  18. Season with salt and pepper to taste
Low Carb Cumin Pork
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 278
  • Fat: 20
  • Carbohydrates: 7
  • Sugar: 4
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 19
Recipe type: Low Carb
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Ingredients
  • 300 g pork (3 thick chops)
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 stalk celery
  • oil for frying
Marination
  • 50 g tomato paste
  • 2 tsp dry cumin
  • 0.5 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 TBSP balsamic vinegar
  • 50 ml white wine vinegar
Instructions
  1. Cut pork into long strips as thinly as possible
  2. Mix well all ingredients for marinade
  3. Combine marinade and pork and leave to marinate for at least an hour
  4. Chop onions, peppers and celery
  5. In the large skillet heat oil over medium heat
  6. Add pork and cook until brown
  7. Place pork into sauce pan and add about cup of water
  8. Let it stew over medium heat for about 30 minutes
  9. Mean while stir fry vegetable in the pan just for couple of minutes
  10. Combine vegetables with pork and cook for another 15-20 min
  11. Add more water if required
  12. Season with salt and pepper to taste
Notes
TOTAL NET CARBS 6 g

 

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