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Ginger Pork Stir-Fry Recipe

Ginger Pork Stir-Fry Recipe

My recipe box is full of delicious pork recipes, but this fast-to-fix stir-fry really stands out from the rest. My family loves the citrus glaze that coats the tender pork and vegetables. Ginger, garlic and orange juice provide its terrific taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 pound fresh snow peas
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, orange juice, soy sauce, garlic and ginger until smooth; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry pork in oil for 5 minutes or until lightly browned; drain. add the onion, peas and red pepper; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 3. Stir orange juice mixture and add the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (prepared with reduced-sodium soy sauce; calculated without rice) equals 230 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 361 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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