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Pork with Peanuts

 Pork with Peanuts
Restaurant eating is a treat for us. So when we enjoy a meal out, I try to re-create it at home. My family enjoys my version of this Chinese dish even more than the original.
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 pound boneless pork loin chops (1/4 inch thick)
  • 4 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 can (14 ounces) bean sprouts, drained
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green or sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • Hot cooked rice or thin spaghetti


  • Cut pork into 1/2-in. strips. In a skillet over medium-high heat,
  • stir-fry pork, onions and garlic in oil for 2-3 minutes or until
  • pork is no longer pink. Add bean sprouts, celery, carrots and green
  • pepper; stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Combine cornstarch, broth and soy sauce until smooth; add to skillet.
  • Stir in red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2
  • minutes. Stir in peanuts. Serve over rice or spaghetti. Yield: 4-6
  • servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 311 calories, 18 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 667 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 30 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer