Preheat oil. Sear cubed boneless pork loin until very brown. Add onion and garlic; saute with pork until onion is clear. Add potatoes, carrots, shredded sweet potato and chiles. Add sherry and spices. Cover all ingredients with water. When liquid begins slow boil, reduce heat to low. Simmer covered for 2 hours. Serve with a fresh-baked loaf of bread.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana