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Asian Pork Patties Recipe

While on the road, my husband can't find a lot of good Chinese restaurants. So, when he's home, I offer him a variety of Asian dishes, including this one.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, undrained
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into chunks
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Crumble pork over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  • 2. In a large skillet, over medium heat, brown patties 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°; drain. Add the pineapple, juice, green pepper and onions; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, water, brown sugar and cornstarch. Add to pineapple mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 455 calories, 19 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 129 mg cholesterol, 669 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.