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Quick Ginger Pork

 Quick Ginger Pork
My husband and I are empty nesters. It was a challenge learning to cook for just two again, but recipes like this give us delicious scaled-down dinners.—Esther Johnson Danielson, Lawton, Pennsylvania
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1/2 pound pork tenderloin, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Hot cooked rice


  • In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry pork in oil until no longer pink.
  • Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, sugar and ginger; add to
  • skillet. Combine water and cornstarch until smooth; add to skillet.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Serve with rice.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (prepared with reduced-sodium soy sauce; calculated without rice) equals 227 calories, 11 g fat (0 saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 554 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch,

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Quick Ginger Pork (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1/2 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.