- 2 boneless pork loin chops (about 5 ounces each), cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 4 ounces fresh snow peas
- 1/4 cup sliced sweet red pepper
- 2 green onions, sliced
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 to 2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Hot cooked rice, optional
- Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In a skillet, cook pork in oil until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute the peas, red pepper, onions, garlic and ginger for 2 minutes. Return pork to the pan.
- In a small bowl, combine the water, peanut butter, sugar, soy sauce and cayenne until smooth. Pour over pork mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 1 minute. Serve over rice if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
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Reviews for Spicy Peanut Pork
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I was looking for a quick meal for my husband and me and this one fit the bill perfectly. I used broccoli instead of snow peas. I would make a couple of changes. First do not use organic peanut butter. It doesn't blend as well. Also I I would combine ingredients for the sauce and cook it down for a few minutes. Then add the sautéd vegetables and cooked meat so the vegetables are crisper and the sauce is a bit thicker. Otherwise it was delicious and my husband loved it.
Great flavors! simple to make and Ideal serving for 2.