Pork in Orange Sauce Recipe

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Pork in Orange Sauce Recipe
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Pork in Orange Sauce Recipe

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A hint of orange flavors this tender pork stir-fry with crunchy cashews. Created by our Test Kitchen, it’s a colorful combination that makes an everyday meal seem like a special occasion.
MAKES:
3 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
3 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 large carrots, julienned
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 2 tablespoons salted cashew halves

Directions

In a small bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the orange juice, ginger, soy sauce and orange peel until blended; set aside.
In a nonstick skillet or wok lightly coated with cooking spray, stir-fry the pork for 4-5 minutes or until no longer pink; remove and keep warm. Add carrots and celery; stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Stir orange juice mixture; add to vegetables. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Return pork to the pan; heat through. Stir in cashews. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Pork in Orange Sauce in Light & Tasty April/May 2006, p52

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 282 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 292mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 large carrots, julienned
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 2 tablespoons salted cashew halves
  1. In a small bowl, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the orange juice, ginger, soy sauce and orange peel until blended; set aside.
  2. In a nonstick skillet or wok lightly coated with cooking spray, stir-fry the pork for 4-5 minutes or until no longer pink; remove and keep warm. Add carrots and celery; stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  3. Stir orange juice mixture; add to vegetables. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Return pork to the pan; heat through. Stir in cashews. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Pork in Orange Sauce in Light & Tasty April/May 2006, p52

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tkarinas User ID: 4389335 88057
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2010

"pork in orange sauce is one my family asks for if we have all the ingredients. My fourth son is an awesome cook and he makes this whenever he can. It tastes so good and is so easy to make, it's a keeper for sure and going in my recipe box so he can make it again."

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