Pork 'n' Pea Stir-Fry Recipe
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Pork 'n' Pea Stir-Fry Recipe

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You don't need a wok to make this simple stir-fry from Verona Koehlmoos of Pilger, Nebraska. A fast-to-fix sauce coats strips of pork, pretty green onions and crisp-tender snow peas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound boneless pork, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow peas, thawed
  • 1 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Nutritional Facts

One 1-cup serving (prepared with reduced-sodium soy sauce and reduced-sodium broth; calculated without rice) equals 277 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 723 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish, heat oil at 70% power for 1-1/2 minutes. Add the pork, soy sauce and garlic powder; toss to coat. Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  2. Stir in peas and onions. Cover and microwave at 70% power for 2-1/4 minutes. Combine cornstarch and broth until smooth; gradually stir into pork mixture. Cover and microwave on high for 1-1/2 minutes; stir. Cover and microwave 3-4 minutes longer or until thickened, stirring every minute. Serve with rice if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Pork N Pea Stir-Fry in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p51

Nutritional Facts

One 1-cup serving (prepared with reduced-sodium soy sauce and reduced-sodium broth; calculated without rice) equals 277 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 723 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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Reviewed Apr. 11, 2014

This is a very fast, tasty stir-fry. I use a skillet, not the microwave. If I'm feeling particularly lazy, sometimes I use frozen chopped white onion instead of chopping green onion.

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