- 6 ounces uncooked linguine
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup reduced-fat creamy peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 pound boneless pork loin chops, cubed
- 3 teaspoons sesame oil, divided
- 2 medium carrots, sliced
- 1 medium onion, halved and sliced
- Cook linguine according to package directions. For sauce, in a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Whisk in the peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, garlic powder and ginger until blended; set aside.
- In a large nonstick skillet or wok coated with cooking spray, stir-fry pork in 2 teaspoons oil until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm. Stir-fry carrots and onion in remaining oil until crisp-tender. Stir the sauce and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
- Return pork to the pan. Drain linguine; add to the pan and stir to coat. Yield: 5 servings.
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.
Reviews for Asian Pork Linguine
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Quite tasty, but needed some more veggies and crushed cashews.
I made this as a make-ahead set of healthy freezer lunches for work. I modified it by using shirataki noodles instead of linguini and PB2 peanut butter instead of low-fat peanut butter and knocked 100 calories off. Have to disagree with previous posters about not having enough sauce. There was plenty to coat the dish.
I made this with chicken. I agree with previous writer. Not enough sauce so I added a bit more water which diluted the sauce and made it a bit bland. Would make again but increase amounts of ginger, soy, peanut butter etc to give it proper taste.
I will make this again, but double the sauce ingredients, with the noodles, there wasn't enough sauce to coat everything. Used a small garlic clove, instead of powder and fresh ginger. Also it needs a little heat, so I will stir fry a couple of dried red peppers until blackened, then remove from the oil, before cooking the pork. This would be good with chicken as well, maybe even shrimp.
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