The Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Filipinos and Americans have all contributed a part of their culinary heritage to the food of Hawaii; as a result, it reflects a wide assortment of cooking methods used to prepare local ingredients. Pineapple, noodles, pork and soy-based sauces and marinades all have a place in Hawaiian cuisine.
Hawaiian Pork Stew features pork that is lightly seasoned with ginger and braised in a delicately flavored broth made of pineapple juice and bottled teriyaki sauce. Serve with steamed rice or noodles.
HAWAIIAN PORK STEW
2 pounds boneless pork shoulder
1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons oil
1 (8-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice
1/3 cup bottled teriyaki sauce
1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled