Pork Grapefruit Stir-Fry Recipe

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Pork Grapefruit Stir-Fry Recipe

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For a refreshing change of pace, try this easy sweet-and-sour stir-fry from Edie De-Spain of Logan, Utah.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup thawed grapefruit juice concentrate
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 cups sliced zucchini
  • 1 medium sweet red or green pepper, julienned
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1-1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into thin strips
  • 3 medium grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, grapefruit juice concentrate, water, soy sauce, honey and ginger; set aside. In a skillet or wok, stir-fry zucchini and red pepper in oil over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove and keep warm. Add half of the pork; stir-fry for 4 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm. Repeat with remaining pork. Remove and keep warm.
Add sauce to skillet; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Return pork and vegetables to pan; stir until coated. Gently stir in grapefruit. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve over rice if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pork Grapefruit Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty June/July 2002, p8

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 320 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 7g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fruit, 1 vegetable.

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup thawed grapefruit juice concentrate
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 cups sliced zucchini
  • 1 medium sweet red or green pepper, julienned
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1-1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into thin strips
  • 3 medium grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • Hot cooked rice, optional
  1. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, grapefruit juice concentrate, water, soy sauce, honey and ginger; set aside. In a skillet or wok, stir-fry zucchini and red pepper in oil over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove and keep warm. Add half of the pork; stir-fry for 4 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm. Repeat with remaining pork. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add sauce to skillet; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Return pork and vegetables to pan; stir until coated. Gently stir in grapefruit. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve over rice if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pork Grapefruit Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty June/July 2002, p8

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