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Garden Pork Skillet

 Garden Pork Skillet
This is deliciously different than any other sweet-and-sour recipes because it's packed with produce. It makes a pretty presentation on the table, so it's great for special dinners.
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Cook: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean boneless pork
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1 cup julienned celery
  • 1 cup julienned green pepper
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup julienned yellow squash
  • 1 cup julienned zucchini
  • 1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow peas
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions

  • Cut pork into 1/8-in. x 1/2-in. x 2-in. strips; set aside. Drain
  • juice from pineapple into a medium bowl; set pineapple aside. Add
  • soy sauce, ginger, garlic and pepper sauce to juice; mix well. Add
  • pork; cover and chill at least 1 hour.
  • With a slotted spoon, transfer pork to a large skillet coated with
  • cooking spray. Brown pork over medium-high heat, stirring
  • constantly; add marinade. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and
  • simmer for 20-25 minutes or until pork is tender.
  • Add celery, carrots, green pepper and onion. Cook, uncovered, over

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Garden Pork Skillet (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • medium heat until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add mushrooms,
  • squash, zucchini, peas and pineapple; cook for 1-2 minutes or until
  • vegetables are crisp-tender. Serve with rice if desired. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts:Diabetic Exchanges: One 1-1/3 cups serving (prepared with light soy sauce and without rice) equals 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 fruit; also, 201 calories, 227 mg sodium, 45 mg cholesterol, 18 gm carbohydrate, 20 gm protein, 6 gm fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.