Spicy Peanut Pork Recipe
- 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
- 1. 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.
- 2. 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.
1-1/2 cups (prepared with reduced-fat peanut butter) equals 498 calories, 25 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 754 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 38 g protein.
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.