Pork over Curry-Spiced Rice with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Pork over Curry-Spiced Rice

with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

25 MIN
2 Servings
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    From the Test Kitchen

    In this dish, our pork and carrots get dynamic flavor after simmering in savory tomato achaar. It’s all served over a bed of vadouvan rice studded with golden raisins, then brought together by toppings of creamy cilantro sauce and crispy onions.

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    Pork over Curry-Spiced Rice with Creamy Cilantro Sauce
    Title
    • 10 oz Ground Pork
    • ½ cup Long Grain White Rice
    • ¾ lb Carrots
    • 1 Lime
    • 1½ Tbsps Golden Raisins
    • 2 tsps Vadouvan Curry Powder
    • ¼ cup Sour Cream
    • ¼ cup Cilantro Sauce
    • ⅓ cup Crispy Onions
    • 2 Tbsps Tomato Achaar
    Cook the rice
    1 Cook the rice

    Carefully rinse the rice (sifting through for any impurities). Drain thoroughly. In a small pot, combine the rice, raisins, half the curry powder (you will have extra), a big pinch of salt, and 1 cup of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 13 to 15 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork.

    Prepare the ingredients
    2 Prepare the ingredients

    Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Peel the carrots; halve lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Quarter the lime.

    Cook the pork & carrots
    3 Cook the pork & carrots

    In a large pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the pork and sliced carrots; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 6 to 7 minutes, or until the pork is lightly browned and the carrots are slightly softened. Add the tomato achaar and 2 tablespoons of water (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the carrots are softened and the pork is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.  

    Make the sauce & serve your dish
    4 Make the sauce & serve your dish

    Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the sour cream, cilantro sauce, and the juice of 2 lime wedges. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked rice topped with the cooked pork and carrots and sauce. Garnish with the crispy onions. Serve the remaining lime wedges on the side. Enjoy!

    Tips from Home Chefs

    Cook the rice
    1 Cook the rice

    Carefully rinse the rice (sifting through for any impurities). Drain thoroughly. In a small pot, combine the rice, raisins, half the curry powder (you will have extra), a big pinch of salt, and 1 cup of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 13 to 15 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork.

    2 Prepare the ingredients

    Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Peel the carrots; halve lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Quarter the lime.

    Prepare the ingredients
    Cook the pork & carrots
    3 Cook the pork & carrots

    In a large pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the pork and sliced carrots; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 6 to 7 minutes, or until the pork is lightly browned and the carrots are slightly softened. Add the tomato achaar and 2 tablespoons of water (carefully, as the liquid may splatter). Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the carrots are softened and the pork is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.  

    4 Make the sauce & serve your dish

    Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the sour cream, cilantro sauce, and the juice of 2 lime wedges. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the cooked rice topped with the cooked pork and carrots and sauce. Garnish with the crispy onions. Serve the remaining lime wedges on the side. Enjoy!

    Make the sauce & serve your dish
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